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|David Brooks argues American conservatism is only successful when it’s in tension — when the ambition of its creeds is restrained by the caution of its Burkean roots.
He points out, The world is too complex, the Burkean conservative believes, for rapid reform. Existing arrangements contain latent functions that can be neither seen nor replaced by the reformer.
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