Monday, March 26, 2007

The Core of Conservatism: The Role of Limited Government

I just came across this stunning article on the site.

The author, John H. Armstrong, explains the differences between the nowadays liberalism and classic liberalism. And the bonds that links judeo-christian values and "some elements of Enlightment philosophy". All this influences were put together in what we call "conservatism".

The Role of Limited Government - Acton Institute PowerBlog

Nothing will destroy us faster than an ignorant populace that universally assumes the primary role of government is to promote things like tolerance, sexual freedom and opposition to the public role of religion. This is why, in the present sense of the terms that we use today, I am a conservative.

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