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4.9.09

Why be conservative?

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I don’t have much faith in my fellow man. In fact, my own conservatism has much to do with the fact that I reject the entire notion of human improvement altogether. Grandiose liberal efforts do not work, not because they are simply led by the wrong kind of men, but because they are led by men, period. “Progressivism” is a great idea. But most progressives can’t balance their checkbooks much less create nirvana. “Feminism” sounds swell. Too bad females are most cruel to other women. “Multiculturalism” is well intentioned. Yet it seems every time different cultures cohabitate it creates more friction than friendship.

I’m a mess too ... I’m awful with money, eat poorly, drink too much and don’t spend enough time with friends and family. But then again, most of those same friends and family are guilty of the same flaws and faults.

Jack Hunter
August 09, 2009

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1 Comments:

Anonymous Anonymous said...

Jack should take a step back from his own imperfectness and examine his assertion that human improvement is impossible. If only a yesterday machine existed, then all the conservatives could go back to the stone age when everything was better before FDR, the US Constitution, and the rule of law.

4/9/09 10:43  

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