Round Four: The Critics Against Russell Kirk’s 1953 Brilliance!

By |2014-01-09T11:13:16-06:00November 17th, 2011|Categories: Books, Bradley J. Birzer, Conservatism, Russell Kirk, The Conservative Mind|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Bernard Theall, OSB, “A Survey and Defense of Conservative Way,” Books on Trial 12 (November 1953): 59. “The is surely one of the most heartening and thought-provoking books to have appeared in recent years” “In an age of ‘statistical morality’ and of the apotheosis of democracy, and when Catholics are being urged, as a noted [...]

The Moral Imagination

By |2018-10-16T20:25:16-05:00November 10th, 2011|Categories: Moral Imagination, Quotation, RAK, Russell Kirk|Tags: , , , , , |

Russell Kirk The moral imagination is the principal possession that man does not share with the beasts. It is man’s power to perceive ethical truth, abiding law, in the seeming chaos of many events. Without the moral imagination, man would live merely day to day, or rather moment to moment, as dogs do. [...]

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