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 [...]

The Romance of Conservatism

By |2019-01-16T13:10:40-05:00October 31st, 2011|Categories: Christianity, Conservatism, G.K. Chesterton, Russell Kirk, Ted McAllister|Tags: , , , , , , |

In one of the great works of imagination, Orthodoxy, G. K. Chesterton declared that faith is romantic, that materialism is not only dull but produces a boredom that leads to madness. Humans are born romantics and they can never fulfill their better natures without cultivating an imagination that accepts and embraces mystery. The romantic lives [...]