There is much food for thought here. There may be viable solutions, or there may not be. I have hopes, but no certainties, that there may be viable solutions.
I plan to think on the article over the weekend and, if I find anything worth writing, to do so.
Can conservatives be revolutionaries? Given the level of crisis into which civilization has fallen, and that the unfolding disaster is the result of what is now called “liberalism,” it behoves us to ask whether the only serious countervailing force, “conservatism,” is up to the task of radical change.
At face value, conservatism would seem to be a position of reserve, caution, and resistance to change. How, then, can conservatives — anti-radicals by nature — turn back the tide of political and moral devolution that has led the once-free world to the brink of economic collapse and tyranny?
I believe that the answer, paradoxically, is that they can turn it back by failing to turn it back. To see how this makes sense, a little context is necessary.
Despite all of Barack Obama’s hoopla about “fundamentally transforming” America, the truth of the…
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