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Episode #70: Conservatism and the Influence of Tradition

Episode #70: Conservatism and the Influence of Tradition

In this episode, Josh and Ian continue their ism-series by talking about the background of contemporary conservatism. They talk about the psychological influences of political temperaments, the most common themes found in conservative philosophy, the impact of power and hierarchy, the role of human nature in the structure of society, the inevitable link between religion and conservatism, the reach of moral quandaries, individual rights, the similarities between conservatives and liberals, how the far-Left radicalized the far-Right, a few of the most prominent conservative thinkers, the structure of some revolutions, what kinds of change should happen in society, the value of order and chaos, the lens through in which we should view conservatism, the moral and logical inconsistencies found on both the Right and the Left, and the links between patriotism and nationalism. Follow them on Twitter at:Josh @Simpsonj423Ian @modernovermanand the podcast @NBSPodcast1Website: https://www.necessarybspod.com/Links:Conservative themesThe Righteous Mind: Why Good People Are Divided by Politics and ReligionAndrew Sullivan on the War Within Conservatism and Why It Matters to All of UsThe Conservative Soul: Fundamentalism, Freedom, and the Future of the RightConservatism: The Fight for a TraditionA Political Philosophy: Arguments for ConservatismReflections on the Revolution in FranceThe Rise of Conservatism: Crash Course US HistoryAnti-Racism Is Becoming Troublingly RacistRecorded 8 March 2021Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/nbsproductions)

Duration: 1 hr 43 min

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