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As smart as he was, the old man could not conceive the degenerate, dishonest thing his movement would on day become. I have always considered myself a conservative-though I must admit, I may not have always been sure what it truly meant to be a conservative.

The Politics Of Prudence

Doug Daugherty rated it really liked it Dec 22, Cameron rated it really liked it Jan 31, Inwhen he was in his ’70’s, Russell Kirk, the intellectual father of modern American conservatism–and, no, I prudncua forgotten about Buckley and Goldwater–published this collection of essays, almost forty years after his seminal work The Conservative Mind.

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He reserves some of his harshest criticisms for the neoconservatives, whom he fears may soon transform conservatism into an ideology, and who, by their naive advocacy of the enforced poltiva of “democratic capitalism,” may enmire the USA in military conflicts just as deadly and debilitating as Lyndon Johnson’s Vietnam.

Rafael rated it really liked it Jan 20, Douglas Minson rated it really liked it Dec 20, For several years he was a Distinguished Scholar of the Heritage Foundation.

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O’ the sweet naivety of youthful innocence! Read it and which is more Throughout the book Kirk offers us detailed descriptions on various “conservative minds” in history such as; the poet T.

Their insistence on exporting the doctrine of “democratic-capitalism”, a system that is a contradiction in terms, to every point of the globe runs the risk of making America hated everywhere.

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There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Books by Russell Kirk. Levan Ramishvili rated it it was amazing Nov 27, Others are in the public domain and available through Google Books and Project Gutenberg, those free sites kigk old book lovers.

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Among other things, he makes the point that conservatism is not an ideology, but the art of the possible, that it does not seek radical change, but respects existing institutions and strives to preserve what is best in them. Kirk says that with the fall of the Soviet Union, America stands the chance to become a good power in the world, provided we don’t swagger about the globe waving our “flag” in everyone else’s face, and attempting to replace a Soviet hegemony with an American one.

Published by ISI Books first published Jay Preu rated prdncia liked it Jun 06, Jul 01, Bill Kerwin rated it liked it. Libertarians have bought into the ruinous ideas of J.

A conservative, au contraire, believes that human nature is fixed and imperfect, perfection being unattainablethat this life is not all that there is.


Conservatism is not to be confused with ideology, for the latter is political fanaticism. Lists with This Book.

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In this classic title, Kirk outlines ten principles of conservative thought, summarizes ten vital conservative books, and offers brief accounts of ten eminent, internationally important conservatives. Why, begin by brightening the corner where you are, by improving one human unit, yourself, and by helping your neighbor. Anything outside their ideology is considered darn near heresy. Ideologues are incapable of compromise, because they cannot see outside of their own narrow view.

Robert Corzine rated it it was amazing Apr 06, Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Some are out of print, but can be found with a little searching in used bookstores, or gotten through sites like ISIbooks, and The Imaginative Conservative.

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Mill, and Jeremy Bentham, who advanced a doctrine of utilitarianism, and are really the disciples of radicals like Rousseau. I am so sad that I waited s long to read these tremendous essays gifted to me so long ago by G Moots.

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