Tradition and Conservatism

    Tradition means giving votes to the most obscure of all classes, our ancestors. It is the democracy of the dead. Tradition refuses to submit to the small and arrogant oligarchy of those who merely happen to be walking about.G. K. Chesterton, Orthodoxy English author & mystery novelist (1874 – 1936) What we have going on here at RedState this week reflects the Gramscian crisis in | Read More »

    The Superior Scientific Mind

    To paraphrase Chesterton, the problem with atheists is not that they believe nothing, it’s that they’ll believe anything. I couldn’t resist the wonderful example of this in the following two Corner posts from the always unintentionally hilarious John Derbyshire. Godless Bloggers [John Derbyshire] I have got together with a handful of other conservative unbelievers and we have started a blog, Secular Right. We’d welcome thoughtful, | Read More »