The French Revolutionaries, Edmund Burke rightly understood, sought not just the overturning of the old, but, critically, they also desired the destruction of the true, the good, and the beautiful. 1,214 more words via Edmund Burke & the French… Read More
Why Edmund Burke judged the American Revolution good and the French Revolution ill. Full lecture. Always a grand pleasure to talk about Burke. It never gets old.
My friend and hero, Larry Reed, has written an excellent piece on Edmund Burke and the quest for real liberty over at FEE.org. Please check it out. http://fee.org/articles/among-a-people-generally-corrupt-liberty-cannot-long-exist/ I would only add this to Larry’s great piece: that Burke… Read More