Thursday, January 9, 2020


Commenting on the royal soap-opera this morning, Rod Dreher quoted from an earlier essay of his. I'm already tired of Harry and Meghan, but liked this:
.... Scruton’s observation highlights a fault line bisecting latter-day Anglo-American conservatism: the philosophical split between traditionalists and libertarians. ...[T]o paraphrase the historian George H. Nash, is [conservatism] essentially about the rights of individuals to be what they want to be or the duties of individuals to be what they ought to be[?]

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