The Timeless Wisdom of F. M. Cornford
We aren't electing Barack Obama because he has any special insight into the mix of Islam, Oil-ogarchy and terrorism. We aren't electing Barack Obama because he's just the kind of Keynesian the current insanity merits.
In 1908 F. M. Cornford wrote Microcosmographia Academica: Being A Guide for the Young Academic Politician. By "Academic" he is, in fact, referring to the politics of Oxford University. That is of no moment. His truths are timeless, as is in evidence when he describes two of the five Parties.
A Conservative Liberal is a broad-minded man, who thinks that something ought to be done, only not anything that anyone now desires, but something which was not done in 1881-82.We should have gotten over this racism thing decades ago.
A Liberal Conservative is a broad-minded man, who thinks that something ought to be done, only not anything that anyone now desires; and that most things which were done in 1881-82 ought to be undone.