Sunday, July 19, 2009

Defining a reactionary

07/19/09 08:46:32 AM I came across another great post (Why Carlyle matters) at UR and I felt obliged to share it here with you. The quote below defines a reactionary as UR talks about Carlyle. Take it away!

A reactionary is not a Republican, a Democrat, or even a libertarian. It is not even a communist, a fascist, or a monarchist. It is something much older, stranger, and more powerful. But if you can describe it as anything, you can describe it as the pure opposite of progressivism. True reaction is long since extinct in the wild, but it lives in Carlyle - whose writings are now and forever available at a click, though they may be illegal in most states and the European Union.

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