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There’s a short, interesting comment on the relationship between the term “conservative” and support for SSM at the Anal Philosopher. I like and agree with Burgess’ conclusion. He says that although people can disagree over terms, he:

… conceive[s] of conservatism as traditionalism. There is no human institution that is older, more traditional, or more important—given its connection to childrearing—than monogamous heterosexual marriage. Claiming to be a conservative while supporting homosexual “marriage” is like claiming to be a Christian while denying the divinity of Jesus.

There are some whose conservatism is only support for a free market. That’s great but guys? It’s hard to sell that to people who know that they won’t be able to compete very well.


Written by Curt

December 22, 2004 at 6:44 pm

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