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Many Norwegian conservatives will nod appreciatively to Burke

The Prophet of Conservatism. Edmund Burke
A DOUBLE BIOGRAPHY / Since the 1950s, Burke's ideas have undergone a renaissance. Opposition to rationalism and atheism is strong among the 40-50 million evangelical Christian Americans.

This article was translated by Google and R.E.

We live in a time of upheaval. In 2017, the British author and journalist David Goodhart broke through internationally with a book with the term pair "·emheres "and" anywheres ". With that, he tries to explain today's wave of populism. "Somewheres" are people who appreciate security and traditions. They feel threatened by rapid social change. They are conservative in value, unlike the more liberal "anywheres".

Maybe this line of conflict is older than we realize? In 1789, the world witnessed it. . .

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Andrew P. Kroglund
Kroglund is a critic and writer. Also Secretary General of BKA (Grandparents' Climate Action).

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