Societal order comes from a reverence for a higher power. It keeps the Radical's ambitions in check and society from descending into anarchy.
Wise societies recognize that there are people naturally born to lead. Elevating those natural leaders, rather than suppressing them, will enable a society to thrive and flourish. Those leaders must work to elevate the State rather than themselves in turn.
Man has sought to define their Rights - Burke provides a road map for what is and is not a Right and the purpose of civil society and governments.
Edmund Burke's main accomplishment is teaching men how to soften the blow of change and avoid outright rebellion. Prejudice, Prescription, and Presumption help guide the conservative in their quest to improve mankind.
Burke believed that the State was a reflection of the moral state of the people and that God gave us the ability to His mind and will through man's years of learning and thinking.
Throughout his years, Edmund Burke generated a prolific library of writings that are foundational to Conservative thinking and kept England on course away from Revolution.
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Christians have a hope that is beyond this world but too many are falling for the double-speak of the insidious ideologies of today. Dr. Voddie Baucham breaks that down and demonstrates just why a Christian should not be an "Anti-Racist".
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Burke's words established British conservatism in the face of sweeping revolutions in France and United States and was a model for statesman in those countries.