Edmund Burke

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The Hollywood Reporter
Michael Wolff on Brexit: Why "Stupid" Beat "Smart" Media (and How Trump Benefits)past, often superseded economic considerations. One of the truly bad words of c
Michael Wolff on Brexit: Why "Stupid" Beat "Smart" Media (and How Trump Benefits)
The Hollywood Reporter / Posted 7 hours ago
past, often superseded economic considerations. One of the truly bad words of classic conservatism in fact is “innovation.” Edmund Burke refers to the “innovators lust for power.” Curiously, much of the new, left, young, urban zeitgeist is, while... Read more
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Office of the President - Philippines
Speech: The President attends Ateneo graduation ceremoniesIto ang naging mitsa ng paggising ng Pilipino, upang sa EDSA ay muling mabawi a
Speech: The President attends Ateneo graduation ceremonies
Office of the President - Philippines / Posted 17 hours ago
Ito ang naging mitsa ng paggising ng Pilipino, upang sa EDSA ay muling mabawi ang ating kalayaan. Sabi po ng pilosopong si Edmund Burke: “The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.” Tapos na ang panahon ng... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Aquino tells Ateneo graduates: Be criticalwas assassinated, triggering massive protests that led to the Edsa People Power
Aquino tells Ateneo graduates: Be critical
Inquirier.net / Posted 2 days ago
was assassinated, triggering massive protests that led to the Edsa People Power Revolution 30 years ago. “The philosopher Edmund Burke said: ‘The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.’ The dictatorship has... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Aquino to Ateneo class of 2016: Exercise critical discernmenthe was assassinated, triggering the protests that led to the Edsa People Power
Aquino to Ateneo class of 2016: Exercise critical discernment
Inquirier.net / Posted 2 days ago
he was assassinated, triggering the protests that led to the Edsa People Power Revolution 30 years ago. “The philosopher Edmund Burke said: ‘The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.’ The dictatorship has... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Stephen Hoadley: So Brexit, now what?recommend a moratorium on referenda which can be hijacked by demagogues and pro
Stephen Hoadley: So Brexit, now what?
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 3 days ago
recommend a moratorium on referenda which can be hijacked by demagogues and produce perverse results. As English statesman Edmund Burke argued during the French Revolution, too much democracy can be counterproductive and harmful to health, and... Read more
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Namibia Economist
The improbable revolutionariesis more like agnosticism with tea. Politics? When the French descended into reg
The improbable revolutionaries
Namibia Economist / Posted 3 days ago
is more like agnosticism with tea. Politics? When the French descended into regicide and then terror, the philosopher Edmund Burke shook his head and later wrote approvingly of his compatriots’ aversion to “pure reason” and “abstract”... Read more
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The Washington Times
It’s time to end the war on common sensewill tell us that we are on the wrong side of history, but surrender is simply
It’s time to end the war on common sense
The Washington Times / Posted 4 days ago
will tell us that we are on the wrong side of history, but surrender is simply not an option. In the legendary words of Edmund Burke, “all that is necessary for the triumph of evil is that good men do nothing.” We must take a strong stand... Read more
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The Washington Times
Gary Miller, pastor to pastors, says, ‘It Is War!’very nation that welcomed them. Pray for the courage to stand up against the ra
Gary Miller, pastor to pastors, says, ‘It Is War!’
The Washington Times / Posted 5 days ago
very nation that welcomed them. Pray for the courage to stand up against the rampant political correctness that has shoved common sense from the public square. “All that is necessary for the triumph of evil is that good men do nothing.” Edmund B... Read more
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Fast Company Magazine
Y Combinator's Sam Altman Blasts Donald Trump As A "Demagogic Hatemonger"for people in the business world to remain publicly neutral. But this is not an
Y Combinator's Sam Altman Blasts Donald Trump As A "Demagogic Hatemonger"
Fast Company Magazine / Posted 7 days ago
for people in the business world to remain publicly neutral. But this is not an ordinary election. In the words of Edmund Burke, "The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing." This would be a good time for... Read more
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Business Insider
Silicon Valley investor: Trump is right about 'some big things,' but 'irresponsible' like a dictatorfor people in the business world to remain publicly neutral. But this is not an
Silicon Valley investor: Trump is right about 'some big things,' but 'irresponsible' like a dictator
Business Insider / Posted 7 days ago
for people in the business world to remain publicly neutral. But this is not an ordinary election. In the words of Edmund Burke, "The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing." This would be a good time for... Read more
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Market Watch
Why the Brits should vote to leave the EUBrussels’ utopianism, the legacy of centuries of pragmatism that made Britain g
Why the Brits should vote to leave the EU
Market Watch / Posted 10 days ago
Brussels’ utopianism, the legacy of centuries of pragmatism that made Britain great. Evoking this British instinct, Edmund Burke predicted in 1790 that the French Revolution would result with the emergence of “a popular general” who would... Read more
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Canberra Times
Brexit: It is with a heavy heart that I will be voting Leaveis that the EU is not remotely comparable in scale, ideology, or intent to anyt
Brexit: It is with a heavy heart that I will be voting Leave
Canberra Times / Posted 13 days ago
is that the EU is not remotely comparable in scale, ideology, or intent to anything else on this planet. Remainers invoke Edmund Burke and the doctrine of settled practice, but settled is the one thing the EU has not been in its irrepressible... Read more
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WA Today
Brexit: It is with a heavy heart that I will be voting Leaveis that the EU is not remotely comparable in scale, ideology, or intent to anyt
Brexit: It is with a heavy heart that I will be voting Leave
WA Today / Posted 13 days ago
is that the EU is not remotely comparable in scale, ideology, or intent to anything else on this planet. Remainers invoke Edmund Burke and the doctrine of settled practice, but settled is the one thing the EU has not been in its irrepressible... Read more
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The Age
Brexit: It is with a heavy heart that I will be voting Leaveis that the EU is not remotely comparable in scale, ideology, or intent to anyt
Brexit: It is with a heavy heart that I will be voting Leave
The Age / Posted 13 days ago
is that the EU is not remotely comparable in scale, ideology, or intent to anything else on this planet. Remainers invoke Edmund Burke and the doctrine of settled practice, but settled is the one thing the EU has not been in its irrepressible... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Brexit: It is with a heavy heart that I will be voting Leaveis that the EU is not remotely comparable in scale, ideology, or intent to anyt
Brexit: It is with a heavy heart that I will be voting Leave
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 13 days ago
is that the EU is not remotely comparable in scale, ideology, or intent to anything else on this planet. Remainers invoke Edmund Burke and the doctrine of settled practice, but settled is the one thing the EU has not been in its irrepressible... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Brexit: It is with a heavy heart that I will be voting Leaveis that the EU is not remotely comparable in scale, ideology, or intent to anyt
Brexit: It is with a heavy heart that I will be voting Leave
Brisbane Times / Posted 13 days ago
is that the EU is not remotely comparable in scale, ideology, or intent to anything else on this planet. Remainers invoke Edmund Burke and the doctrine of settled practice, but settled is the one thing the EU has not been in its irrepressible... Read more
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The Manila Times
On the President’s Independence Day speechFreedom must be defended and protected. Everything that is of value must be wor
On the President’s Independence Day speech
The Manila Times / Posted 14 days ago
Freedom must be defended and protected. Everything that is of value must be worked for and fought for. As the writer Edmund Burke said: All it takes for evil to triumph is for good men to do nothing. “When we began our time in office, I made... Read more
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Pilipino Star
‘Never stop defending freedom’ Noy warns Filipinos on spectre of martial lawit takes for evil to triumph is for good men to do nothing,” he said, using a q
‘Never stop defending freedom’ Noy warns Filipinos on spectre of martial law
Pilipino Star / Posted 14 days ago
it takes for evil to triumph is for good men to do nothing,” he said, using a quote usually attributed to British statesman Edmund Burke. For his part, Papal Nuncio Archbishop Guiseppe Pinto – the dean of the diplomatic corps – thanked Aquino “for... Read more
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Pilipino Star
‘Never stop defending freedom’ Noy warns Filipinos on spectre of martial lawit takes for evil to triumph is for good men to do nothing,” he said, using a q
‘Never stop defending freedom’ Noy warns Filipinos on spectre of martial law
Pilipino Star / Posted 15 days ago
it takes for evil to triumph is for good men to do nothing,” he said, using a quote usually attributed to British statesman Edmund Burke. For his part, Papal Nuncio Archbishop Guiseppe Pinto – the dean of the diplomatic corps – thanked Aquino “for... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
Aquino calls on Filipinos to defend democracyit takes for evil to triumph is for good men to do nothing,” he said, using a q
Aquino calls on Filipinos to defend democracy
Manila Standard Today / Posted 15 days ago
it takes for evil to triumph is for good men to do nothing,” he said, using a quote usually attributed to British statesman Edmund Burke. At the celebration in Rizal Park, where Aquino led the flag raising and wreath laying rites, the President was... Read more
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The Manila Times
Aquino: Vigilance will protect hard-won freedomFreedom must be defended and protected. Everything that is of value must be wor
Aquino: Vigilance will protect hard-won freedom
The Manila Times / Posted 15 days ago
Freedom must be defended and protected. Everything that is of value must be worked for and fought for. As the writer Edmund Burke said: All it takes for evil to triumph is for good men to do nothing,” he added. Aquino said he has fulfilled... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Aquino: Let’s guard our democracyevil to triumph is for good men to do nothing,” Mr. Aquino said, quoting Britis
Aquino: Let’s guard our democracy
Inquirier.net / Posted 15 days ago
evil to triumph is for good men to do nothing,” Mr. Aquino said, quoting British-Irish statesman, philosopher and author Edmund Burke. Mr. Aquino’s presentation was a break from tradition. Instead of addressing the diplomats, for whom the event... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Full text of Aquino’s final address to the nationat alagaan. Ang lahat ng mahalaga, kailangang pagsikapan; kailangang ipaglaban.
Full text of Aquino’s final address to the nation
Inquirier.net / Posted 15 days ago
at alagaan. Ang lahat ng mahalaga, kailangang pagsikapan; kailangang ipaglaban. Sabi nga po ng isang manunulat na si Edmund Burke: All it takes for evil to triumph is for good men to do nothing. Nang nagsimula tayo, isinumpa ko: Sa pagbaba... Read more
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The China Post
Defend freedom, Philippines' Aquino says ahead of Duterte handoverit takes for evil to triumph is for good men to do nothing," he said, using a q
Defend freedom, Philippines' Aquino says ahead of Duterte handover
The China Post / Posted 15 days ago
it takes for evil to triumph is for good men to do nothing," he said, using a quote usually attributed to British statesman Edmund Burke. Philippine President Benigno Aquino III reviews a guard of honor as he leads the flag-raising and... Read more
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The Manila Times
Defend freedom, Philippines’ Aquino says ahead of Duterte handoverand nurtured. We must strive to achieve and fight for all things that matter,”
Defend freedom, Philippines’ Aquino says ahead of Duterte handover
The Manila Times / Posted 15 days ago
and nurtured. We must strive to achieve and fight for all things that matter,” Aquino said Sunday. “All it takes for evil to triumph is for good men to do nothing,” he said, using a quote usually attributed to British statesman Edmund Bu... Read more
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Sun Star
FULL TEXT: Aquino's final Independence Day speech (Tagalog)at alagaan. Ang lahat ng mahalaga, kailangang pagsikapan; kailangang ipaglaban.
FULL TEXT: Aquino's final Independence Day speech (Tagalog)
Sun Star / Posted 15 days ago
at alagaan. Ang lahat ng mahalaga, kailangang pagsikapan; kailangang ipaglaban. Sabi nga po ng isang manunulat na si Edmund Burke: All it takes for evil to triumph is for good men to do nothing. Nang nagsimula tayo, isinumpa ko: Sa pagbaba... Read more
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Sun Star
FULL TEXT: Aquino's final Independence Day speech (English)Freedom must be defended and protected. Everything that is of value must be wor
FULL TEXT: Aquino's final Independence Day speech (English)
Sun Star / Posted 15 days ago
Freedom must be defended and protected. Everything that is of value must be worked for and fought for. As the writer Edmund Burke said: All it takes for evil to triumph is for good men to do nothing. When we began our time in office, I made... Read more
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Pilipino Star
FULL TEXT: Aquino’s speech at the 118th Philippine Independence Dayat alagaan. Ang lahat ng mahalaga, kailangang pagsikapan; kailangang ipaglaban.
FULL TEXT: Aquino’s speech at the 118th Philippine Independence Day
Pilipino Star / Posted 15 days ago
at alagaan. Ang lahat ng mahalaga, kailangang pagsikapan; kailangang ipaglaban. Sabi nga po ng isang manunulat na si Edmund Burke: All it takes for evil to triumph is for good men to do nothing. Nang nagsimula tayo, isinumpa ko: Sa pagbaba... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Aquino urges Filipinos to protect freedomsaid. Headlines ( Article MRec ), pagematch: 1, sectionmatch: 1 The outgoing
Aquino urges Filipinos to protect freedom
Pilipino Star / Posted 15 days ago
said. Headlines ( Article MRec ), pagematch: 1, sectionmatch: 1 The outgoing president also cited a quote from the writer Edmund Burke: “All it takes for evil to triumph is for good men to do nothing.” “Naninindigan pa rin tayo. Walang mararating... Read more
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Office of the President - Philippines
The President’s final address to the nation and toast at the Independence Day Vin d’Honneur [w/ English translation]Freedom must be defended and protected. Everything that is of value must be wor
The President’s final address to the nation and toast at the Independence Day Vin d’Honneur [w/ English translation]
Office of the President - Philippines / Posted 15 days ago
Freedom must be defended and protected. Everything that is of value must be worked for and fought for. As the writer Edmund Burke said: All it takes for evil to triumph is for good men to do nothing. When we began our time in office, I made... Read more
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Office of the President - Philippines
The President’s final address to the nation and toast at the Independence Day Vin d’Honneurat alagaan. Ang lahat ng mahalaga, kailangang pagsikapan; kailangang ipaglaban.
The President’s final address to the nation and toast at the Independence Day Vin d’Honneur
Office of the President - Philippines / Posted 15 days ago
at alagaan. Ang lahat ng mahalaga, kailangang pagsikapan; kailangang ipaglaban. Sabi nga po ng isang manunulat na si Edmund Burke: All it takes for evil to triumph is for good men to do nothing. Nang nagsimula tayo, isinumpa ko: Sa pagbaba... Read more
54 related stories
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Inquirier.net
Aquino gives final plea against dictatorshipmahalaga, kailangang pagsikapan; kailangang ipaglaban,” Aquino said during the
Aquino gives final plea against dictatorship
Inquirier.net / Posted 15 days ago
mahalaga, kailangang pagsikapan; kailangang ipaglaban,” Aquino said during the Vin d’ Honneur. He also quoted the writer Edmund Burke who said, “All it takes for evil to triumph is for good men to do nothing.” Aquino said the Filipino people had... Read more
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Salon.com
Another neocon endorses Clinton, calling her “2016’s real conservative” and “the candidate of the status quo”the other hand, is the “control alt delete candidate.” Kirchick traces the ori
Another neocon endorses Clinton, calling her “2016’s real conservative” and “the candidate of the status quo”
Salon.com / Posted 17 days ago
the other hand, is the “control alt delete candidate.” Kirchick traces the origins of modern conservatism to philosopher Edmund Burke, who condemned the French Revolution for destroying France’s feudal institutions. He cites Burke’s intellectual... Read more
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The Irish Times
Roger Scruton: Hegel on horsebackwith Roger Scruton by Mark Dooley and Roger Scruton is published by Bloomsbury.
Roger Scruton: Hegel on horseback
The Irish Times / Posted 17 days ago
with Roger Scruton by Mark Dooley and Roger Scruton is published by Bloomsbury. Roger Scruton and Mark Dooley will both appear at the Edmund Burke International Summer School in Mullingar from June 19th-25th. For details see www.drmarkd... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
John Hayes on Brexit: The ghosts of the past must not haunt our children’s futurenation was forged by centuries of messy compromise. Its very inexactitude makes
John Hayes on Brexit: The ghosts of the past must not haunt our children’s future
Daily Telegraph / Posted 18 days ago
nation was forged by centuries of messy compromise. Its very inexactitude makes it special. What unites the ideas of Edmund Burke and David Hume, is a profound scepticism spawned from an understanding that man is imperfect - fallen. From this... Read more
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The Atlantic
Is This the Beginning of the End for Chuck Grassley?“textbook definition of a racist comment.” The best Grassley could muster was
Is This the Beginning of the End for Chuck Grassley?
The Atlantic / Posted 19 days ago
“textbook definition of a racist comment.” The best Grassley could muster was this: ‘I would not say what Trump said.’ As Edmund Burke said, the only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing. And when it comes to... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Imagine if Republicans had led, and not followed Donald Trumpa buck. Preserve your "political viability." "Unify" the party. It is ironic th
Imagine if Republicans had led, and not followed Donald Trump
Chicago Tribune / Posted 21 days ago
a buck. Preserve your "political viability." "Unify" the party. It is ironic that one of the icons of modern conservatism, Edmund Burke, had this phenomenon pegged almost 300 years ago when he said, "The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil... Read more
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Marin Independent Journal
Sears and Kirsch provide voters with clear contrastdivides them. Sears is of the school of thought adopted by the 18th-century Bri
Sears and Kirsch provide voters with clear contrast
Marin Independent Journal / Posted 30 days ago
divides them. Sears is of the school of thought adopted by the 18th-century British intellectual and member of Parliament Edmund Burke. He famously held that once elected, he wasn’t in parliament to do the bidding of his constituents. It was his... Read more
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Newham Recorder
Why does Newham have so few Blue Plaques?reformer and face of £5 notes Elizabeth Fry – who lived in East Ham – is not re
Why does Newham have so few Blue Plaques?
Newham Recorder / Posted 30 days ago
reformer and face of £5 notes Elizabeth Fry – who lived in East Ham – is not recognised, nor statesman and philosopher Edmund Burke, who lived in Plaistow, nor even the poet Gerard Manley Hopkins, who lived in Stratford. Either way, if the... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
'The true root cause of Chicago's gun violence problem is me.'about two weeks ago I realized who the real culprit was: The true root cause of
'The true root cause of Chicago's gun violence problem is me.'
Chicago Tribune / Posted a month ago
about two weeks ago I realized who the real culprit was: The true root cause of Chicago's gun violence problem is me. Edmund Burke was right: The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good people to do nothing. So, having done... Read more

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