The (First) 4 Maxims of Social Conservatism

The First Maxims of Social Conservatism Social conservatives need to begin reaching out to new audiences especially younger audiences For years now large chunks of the population including younger people have in great part tuned out soc

  • Title: The (First) 4 Maxims of Social Conservatism
  • Author: "WE"
  • ISBN: null
  • Page: 265
  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • Social conservatives need to begin reaching out to new audiences, especially younger audiences For years now, large chunks of the population including younger people have, in great part, tuned out social conservative rhetoric No wonder The tactics of social conservatives have fallen flat with these folks During the past 45 years or so, social conservatives in the USocial conservatives need to begin reaching out to new audiences, especially younger audiences For years now, large chunks of the population including younger people have, in great part, tuned out social conservative rhetoric No wonder The tactics of social conservatives have fallen flat with these folks During the past 45 years or so, social conservatives in the U.S have put most of their efforts into contesting elections, hoping to enact legislation The strategy Here s what we oppose, so let s try to enact a law prohibiting it During this same time period, social conservatives have put little effort into communicating and educating with concepts that resonate Indeed, social conservatives have failed to connect with large segments of the population because they ve failed to speak the language of those segments Written by the collective We , the Maxims are an attempt to depart from this trend A growing percentage of the public is interested in knowing about the logical, scientific, and historical basis of any belief system Those three pillars logic, history and science form the foundation of The 4 Maxims Each of the 4 Maxims is supported by a rationale that sets forth simple, straightforward concepts, and then builds upon those concepts using logic and history, and evidence from the physical and social sciences The Maxims strive to get back to the basics, laying out the positive message of social conservatism, carefully looking at the conduct most likely to result in long term well being and happiness In the final analysis, social conservatism is not about elections and legislation It s about relationships And it s about people s hearts and minds Perhaps than anything, social conservatism is about a most crucial of questions Based on the evidence, How is the best way to live

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    1. What is social conservatism and how can The Four Maxims help you understand and apply it to everyday life? Most such discussions stem from a single individual or expert, but an important difference in The (First) 4 Maxims Of Social Conservatism (evident in the author line, if nothing else) is that this book comes not from a one perspective but from a collective effort.The authors, "WE", embrace one of the basic premises of social conservatism by placing this discussion not in the hands of the us [...]

    2. WE, the authors of the book, The (first) 4 Maxims of Social Conservatism, have some interesting statistics on what is going on in our country between conservatives and liberals. One fascinating point they made is “nuclear and extended family breakdown breed social pathologies. Poverty and insecurities demand more government assistance and protection. The real growth and healing of our country and government will be slow but it starts by people stop taking their eyes off themselves and focus on [...]

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