Jake Scott

Jake Scott

About Jake Scott

Jake Scott is a Master’s student of Political Theory at the University of Birmingham, and editor of an online, conservative student journal, The Mallard. Mr. Scott has also been published in The Conservative Woman and the Daily Globe UK.

Where Is the Beauty in Buildings?

By |2019-08-08T12:21:10-06:00January 11th, 2019|Categories: Architecture, Beauty, Civilization, Culture, Modernity, Western Civilization|

A recent essay by Radomir Tylecote argued that we have turned our backs on the architectural traditions of our Western heritage, and in the process lost our connection to our own history and the generations that built it.[1] Dr. Tylecote argues well, and makes a strong case for reintroducing beauty into architecture; but his [...]

Coming Home: Why Conservatism Appeals to Young People

By |2019-02-07T12:40:13-06:00December 31st, 2017|Categories: Conservatism, Culture, Marriage, Politics, Roger Scruton, Tradition, Why I Am a Conservative|

Conservatism is in many ways a philosophy of belonging. It appeals to the nation as a communal home, a vessel for culture, language, custom, tradition and all the vestiges of identity garnered from generations of shared history… Recent discussions about conservatism have wondered how it can appeal to young people. These discussions necessarily emphasize [...]