Are These Conservatism’s End Days?


Just when I think things are going our way—Hillary vanquished, the Left in sputtering disarray—a dark place in my soul whispers to me that this can’t last, that history itself favors the Left.

First, they’re smarter than we are. And if the evolution of our species favored those who had big brains (remember, we beat out those dumb Cro-Magnons), the evolution of society, including politics, probably also favors the side who are smart.

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L’art pour l’art est un vain mot. L’art pour le vrai, l’art pour le beau et le bon, voilà la religion que je cherche…—Amantine-Lucile-Aurore Dupin (Pen name: George Sand) in a letter to Alexandre Saint-Jean, (19 April 1872) Art for the sake of art itself is an idle sentence. Art for the sake of truth, […]

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