Nicholas Berdyaev on conservatism

The meaning of conservatism is not that it impedes movement forward and upward, but that it impedes movement backwards and downwards—to chaotic darkness and the return to a primitive state.

via The American Conservative .

Tags: ,

One Response to “Nicholas Berdyaev on conservatism”

  1. williambearcatBill Says:

    now if we could only get today’s “conservatives” to agree to that definition


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

%d bloggers like this: