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Claire I’m really sorry. This just wasn’t professional. My father was a Graduate Dean. He would give me that look. I had a full professor at school dun me for footnotes once. I felt so guilty. My father lectured me once that I shouldn’t upset the assistant professors as they hadn’t got tenure yet and […]

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Sunday Morning Reflections on the Revolution in France


f_burkeIt may not be unnecessary to inform the reader that the following reflections had their origin in an e-mail I sent yesterday. But it not may not be necessary, either, given that you probably all recognized those words as an only slightly modernized version of the foundational text of modern conservatism.

So, since we’re all modern conservatives, I’m curious to know:

1) How relevant does Burke seem to you these days?