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25. Society / D. Political Doctrines / 4. Conservatism

[government based on cultural tradition and stability]

6 ideas
All modern social systems seem to be conspiracies of the rich [More,T]
In the 1840s Hegel seemed to defend society being right as it is, as a manifestation of Mind [Singer, by Singer]
Conservatives are either individualistic, or communal [Sandel]
Allegiance is fundamental to the conservative view of society [Scruton]
So-called 'liberation' is the enemy of freedom, destroying the very structures that are needed [Scruton]
Belief that humans are wicked leads to authoritarian politics [Critchley]