Tag Archives: Liberalism

Why the Culture War was over before it began

I am not a supporter of “Whig history;” I do not, by any means, believe that time naturally progresses towards greater human liberty, and whenever I hear some well-meaning liberal making this argument, I assume that they are probably looking … Continue reading

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Enter the Crown Prince

I never much cared about Pierre Elliot Trudeau while he was still alive; he’d already been out of power for more than three years when I was born, and so during my childhood, whenever anyone would mention him, I would … Continue reading

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On Being a Statistical Outlier

I never know what to make of the field of political psychology; there just seems to be something so indefinably wrong about it. Maybe it’s just because the results (or at least their publication in the media) always seem to … Continue reading

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In Which the Sacred Rites of Kingship are Discussed

At some point, I hope to blog in detail about the Liberal Party of Canada’s attempts to rebuild itself following its disastrous decline over recent years, because (a) I find the idea of rebooting a major political party from scratch … Continue reading

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Why I’m Not a Liberal*

So after that last post, which essentially amounted to a lengthy apologetic for twentieth century Reformed Liberalism, it may come as a bit of a surprise, at least to my Canadian readers, that I am neither a member nor a … Continue reading

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Why I’m a liberal*

About an hour ago, I read an interesting (though, in my opinion, not quite on-the-money) analysis of the differing views held by conservatives and liberals (where I am defining both terms in their contemporary North American context) of the notion … Continue reading

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