by Winston Elliott, III
This week The Imaginative Conservative provided a thoughtful look at the world of economics and government, world and American history, politics, classic literature, culture, Christianity, and the moral imagination. The week ended with special essays in celebration of the anniversary of Ronald Reagan’s 1983 “evil empire” speech. Pour a cup of coffee, light a pipe or warm a scone, and immerse yourself in the wit and wisdom of these essays.
- Complaining is a Multi-Billion-Dollar Industry, by Mike Church
- Mozart’s Favorite Composer: A Primer on Franz Josef Haydn, by Steve Klugewicz
- Subsidy or Subsidiarity, by Gerald Russello
- C’est Formidable! In Praise of Cultural Dragons, by Stephen Masty
- Is Jacques Derrida Serious? How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Deconstruction, by Peter Blum
- Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore, by Robert Woods
- Oak and Stone and the Permanent Things: Some Reflections on Edmund Burke’s Becket, by Ian Crowe
- Common Ground: The Founding Era, by George Carey
- The Last Steps on the Road to Government Run Healthcare, by Bruce Frohnen
- Nature, Grace, and The Last Days of Disco, by Peter Lawler
- The Weak Dollar is Getting Caught in a Currency War Pincer, by Brian Domitrovic
- A Few Modest Observations for One Against the Great Books, by Robert Woods
- Ten Books that Shaped America’s Conservative Renaissance, by Jeffrey Nelson
- What Happened to the Literature of Belief, by Daniel McInerny
- Confronting an Evil Empire, by Barbara Elliott
- The Evil Empire and Ronald Reagan, by Bradley Birzer
- Are the Great Books a Repository of Truth?, by Mortimer Adler
Books on the people and topics discussed in these essays may be found in The Imaginative Conservative Bookstore.
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