Tradition

Notable Quote – Will and Ariel Durant

by Skip November 25, 2017

“Out of every hundred new ideas ninety-nine or more will probably be inferior to the traditional responses which they propose to replace. No one man, however brilliant or well-informed, can come in one lifetime to such fullness of understanding as to safely judge and dismiss the customs or institutions of his society, for those are […]

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Notable Quote: Jonah Goldberg – Culture Contradictions From the Left

by Steve MacDonald February 14, 2014
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Jonah Goldberg has another G-File out, and as usual, it is worth quoting… Not surprisingly, the further left you move the more the attitude towards American culture becomes hostile; that it needs to be changed, reformed, broadened, folded, spindled, and mutilated. Meanwhile, the conservative view is that American culture (i.e. traditional culture, broadly speaking) is […]

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A Belated Riff On Skip’s Dr. Paul Rahe Post

by Scott Morales December 7, 2012

In that it’s out there being discussed, it’s a very heartening read. I meant to get this out a few days ago, but I couldn’t get the time to write this up until now. Skip, thanks for finding and sharing Dr. Rahe’s piece. It reminds me of many things, I’ll touch on just a few. […]

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