Pessimism Is Hope

By |2016-08-14T19:04:59-05:00February 14th, 2013|Categories: Books, Community, Conservatism, Roger Scruton|Tags: |

The Uses of Pessimism: And the Danger of False Hope by Roger Scruton. In the excitement (and disappointment) of the politics of hope and change, surely a conservative’s responsibility must be to remind us that change is not the substance of things hoped for, and that reasonable hopes for those concrete goods really within human [...]