CONSERVATIVE DEMOCRACY: LIBERAL PRINCIPLES HAVE BROUGHT US TO A DEAD END

Posted January 12, 2019 4:33 pm by Peregrinus Toronto

CONSERVATIVE DEMOCRACY:   LIBERAL PRINCIPLES HAVE BROUGHT US TO A DEAD END

Yoram Hazony, in a recent FIRST THINGS article lays out the reasons for the decline of Western Civilization and the need for a new Conservative vision. Here are some excerpts from the articleFT January 2019The present moment is one of growing discomfort, both in America and in Europe, with the regnant liberal political theory often described as liberal democracy. It is frequently said that the only genuine alternatives to liberal democracy are Marxism and Fascism, but I don’t believe this is true. I want to sketch an alternative viewpoint that I will call conservative democracy. This position is closer to the

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