What are Conservative Values?
"Conservatism is a state of mind, a type of character, a way of looking at the civil social order." --Russell Kirk, Ten Conservative Principles.
Conservatism is neither a religion nor an abstract ideology. Rather, it is the defense and pursuit of things of value. While those values are consistently evident in the writings and teachings of conservative thinkers, there exists no perfect, uniform list.
On this page you will find blog posts articulating individual values conservatives have affirmed for centuries. 18th century prose has been mercifully translated for the modern reader.