Edmund Burke

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Asian journal
Take a stand, you all! Fight for dear life“All that is necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.”
Take a stand, you all! Fight for dear life
Asian journal / Posted yesterday
“All that is necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.” — Edmund Burke (Part 1 of 2 parts) IF there is one issue aside from the fearsome economic downturn we are currently experiencing that must be given due attention... Read more
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Namibia Economist
Art’s equivocal relationship with the natural worldHunter Austin wrote that she was “not homesick with the sky, nor with the hills
Art’s equivocal relationship with the natural world
Namibia Economist / Posted yesterday
Hunter Austin wrote that she was “not homesick with the sky, nor with the hills, though sometimes I am afraid of them.” Edmund Burke, in his “Philosophical Enquiry into the Origin of Our Ideas of the Sublime and Beautiful” (1757), had stated... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
A note to the Top 6 (minus 1)Edmund Burke said (with a modern update): The only thing necessary for the triu
A note to the Top 6 (minus 1)
News 24 South Africa / Posted 2 days ago
Edmund Burke said (with a modern update): The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good people to remain silent. Which raises two very disturbing questions: Why are the good people in ANC silent? and; Are there any good people left... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Here's to the family!fundamental source of the weakness of the Negro community." In short, culture t
Here's to the family!
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 4 days ago
fundamental source of the weakness of the Negro community." In short, culture trumps cash. Pat Moynihan pointed out, as Edmund Burke had done long before, that it is the little platoons of society, like its families, that serve as its... Read more
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The New Statesman
This is Jeremy Corbyn's Clause IV moment - if he listensimperial recidivists of the 1922 Committee. For more than 200 years, MPs have
This is Jeremy Corbyn's Clause IV moment - if he listens
The New Statesman / Posted 6 days ago
imperial recidivists of the 1922 Committee. For more than 200 years, MPs have accepted the definition of their role that ­Edmund Burke set out in an address to the electors of Bristol in 1774: “Your represen­tative owes you not his industry only... Read more
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The New Statesman
Why it is the duty of the Labour party to try to stop Brexitimperial recidivists of the 1922 Committee. For more than 200 years, MPs have
Why it is the duty of the Labour party to try to stop Brexit
The New Statesman / Posted 6 days ago
imperial recidivists of the 1922 Committee. For more than 200 years, MPs have accepted the definition of their role that ­Edmund Burke set out in an address to the electors of Bristol in 1774: “Your represen­tative owes you not his industry only... Read more
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The New Statesman
Want a quick fix to homelessness? Reform private rentingimperial recidivists of the 1922 Committee. For more than 200 years, MPs have
Want a quick fix to homelessness? Reform private renting
The New Statesman / Posted 7 days ago
imperial recidivists of the 1922 Committee. For more than 200 years, MPs have accepted the definition of their role that Edmund Burke set out in an address to the electors of Bristol in 1774: “Your representative owes you not his industry only... Read more
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The New Statesman
In this week's magazine | Corbyn's revengeimperial recidivists of the 1922 Committee. For more than 200 years, MPs have
In this week's magazine | Corbyn's revenge
The New Statesman / Posted 7 days ago
imperial recidivists of the 1922 Committee. For more than 200 years, MPs have accepted the definition of their role that Edmund Burke set out in an address to the electors of Bristol in 1774: “Your representative owes you not his industry only... Read more
2 related stories
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Peoria Journal Star
Councilwoman's news conference a case of Beth being Bethpolitical hind ends? Perhaps before Thursday's vote on whether to put this ont
Councilwoman's news conference a case of Beth being Beth
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 10 days ago
political hind ends? Perhaps before Thursday's vote on whether to put this onto the ballot, they could read up on their Edmund Burke: "Your representative owes you, not his industry only, but his judgment; and he betrays, instead of serving you,... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Love in the face of evilor religion, to dare to give love a voice in our public lives as well as in our
Love in the face of evil
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 12 days ago
or religion, to dare to give love a voice in our public lives as well as in our personal lives. We're determined to follow Edmund Burke and St. Paul's invitation between now and Election Day, and beyond. Orlando, Nice, Munich ... each week, it... Read more
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The Jacksonville Daily News
Beulaville officer loves the small-town environmentmy chief’s office that comes to mind, “The only thing necessary for the triumph
Beulaville officer loves the small-town environment
The Jacksonville Daily News / Posted 12 days ago
my chief’s office that comes to mind, “The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.” - Edmund Burke. Any additional comments you’d like to include: For those interested in pursuing a law enforcement career, I... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
Aug. 7, 2016religious freedom in a pluralistic society. This is a commitment people of cons
Aug. 7, 2016
The Daily Sentinel / Posted 18 days ago
religious freedom in a pluralistic society. This is a commitment people of conscience can and should be willing to make. Edmund Burke, the Irish political philosopher and father of modern conservatism wisely remarked “The only thing necessary for... Read more
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The Telegraph
A dangerous theoryand order, so that the life, property and religious beliefs of its subjects are
A dangerous theory
The Telegraph / Posted 18 days ago
and order, so that the life, property and religious beliefs of its subjects are fully protected by the State." That is not Edmund Burke but Jinnah, August 11, 1947. "...[N]o matter to what community he belongs, no matter what relations he had with... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
Email Letters: August 5, 2016This is a commitment people of conscience can and should be willing to make. E
Email Letters: August 5, 2016
The Daily Sentinel / Posted 19 days ago
This is a commitment people of conscience can and should be willing to make. Edmund Burke, the Irish political philosopher and father of modern conservatism wisely remarked “The only thing necessary for... Read more
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Op-Ed News
Khizr Khan: America's 2016 Will Kanerefuse to get involved. They want no part of the fight, preferring to keep sile
Khizr Khan: America's 2016 Will Kane
Op-Ed News / Posted 19 days ago
refuse to get involved. They want no part of the fight, preferring to keep silent and out of sight. My teacher quoted Edmund Burke 's words: "The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing." Which brings us to... Read more
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Payson Roundup
Roundup to be commendedsmaller communities news gathering and reporting of local matters is to a large
Roundup to be commended
Payson Roundup / Posted 22 days ago
smaller communities news gathering and reporting of local matters is to a large extent left to the local newspaper alone. More than 225 years ago Edmund Burke famously called the Fourth Estate the most important. Nothing has changed his assess... Read more
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The Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles
Pianko and Peoplehoodto give us that chance. We should pay it forward to our children and to the gen
Pianko and Peoplehood
The Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles / Posted 22 days ago
to give us that chance. We should pay it forward to our children and to the generations that follow. Political philosopher Edmund Burke said it well: "History is a pact between the living, the dead, and the yet unborn." N.S. Palmer is a graduate... Read more
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Perth Now
Abbott agenda must endnot a retrograde term. It’s not a reason to oppose anything modern, such as sam
Abbott agenda must end
Perth Now / Posted 23 days ago
not a retrograde term. It’s not a reason to oppose anything modern, such as same sex marriage or abortion. As Edmund Burke said, it’s a case of slowing down change, so that change is thought through and policy decisions are based on... Read more
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Acton Commentary
George Washington's principles for the nation revisitedwas the influences of English and Scottish Enlightenment philosophy. Gregg note
George Washington's principles for the nation revisited
Acton Commentary / Posted 28 days ago
was the influences of English and Scottish Enlightenment philosophy. Gregg notes that John Locke, Adam Smith, and Edmund Burke were among his favored thinkers, rather than French thinkers like Jean-Jacques Rousseau and Voltaire, indicating... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
The Media and Democracy in Nigeriaindependently to cover the huge hole created by the abdication of the legislatu
The Media and Democracy in Nigeria
AllAfrica.com / Posted 30 days ago
independently to cover the huge hole created by the abdication of the legislature and judiciary. British parliamentarian Edmund Burke saw this centuries ago when he told his colleagues that reporters seated in the public gallery during... Read more
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Slate
Donald Trump Should Have Channeled Pat Buchanan in His Convention Speech. Seriously.He urged the Republican delegates to recognize these people as their brothers a
Donald Trump Should Have Channeled Pat Buchanan in His Convention Speech. Seriously.
Slate / Posted 1 months ago
He urged the Republican delegates to recognize these people as their brothers and sisters: They don’t read Adam Smith or Edmund Burke, but they come from the same schoolyards and the same playgrounds and towns as we came from. They share our... Read more
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Zero Hedge
The Unique Evil Of The Leftpasses as conservatism today is tainted by leftism. That’s certainly the case w
The Unique Evil Of The Left
Zero Hedge / Posted 1 months ago
passes as conservatism today is tainted by leftism. That’s certainly the case with the neoconservatives: can you imagine Edmund Burke, the fountainhead of modern conservatism, supporting the idea of military force to spread human rights around... Read more

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