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We live in a world characterized by a flattened culture and increasingly meaningless freedoms. Little regard is paid to the necessity for those overlapping local and regional groups, communities, and associations that provide a matrix for human flourishing. We’re in a bad way, and the spokesmen and spokeswomen of both our Left and our Right are, for the most part, seriously misguided in their attempts to provide diagnoses, let alone solutions.

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JANUARY 31, 2012 11:55AM

What is a Conservative?

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There have been accusations on our site that we are liberal, conservative, socialist, and so forth; as well as accusations that we are confused about our identity. Conor Friedersdorf over at The Atlantic has provided a list of 21 different things people might mean when they identify themselves as conservative. If nothing else, it’s a conversation starter. I should draw special attention to number 9 on his list: “An embrace of localism, community and family ties, human scale, and a responsibility to the future.” And, according to his judgment, only Ron Paul has a concern with this.

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