Oikophilia, the love of home. Do we have a duty to protect it and even share it? Is there a disctinction between immigration and assimilation?
Does God care about equality the way we do? And, is it true that the rich get richer and the poor get poorer? The Matthew Principle, or the Pareto Effect, shows how inequality may not always be a bad thing.
No pre-society civilization ever existed. All sentient moral beings are by definition relational. Therefore, man’s desire to love and be loved is the cause of civilization.
As conservatives, we know that charity, if emptied of free will, is emptied of love. And Edmund Burke, the Father of Conservatism, understood this well.
Sometimes, the hard talks, the hard lessons, and the most difficult times of our lives are what is best for us. These times “build character.” Tough words of love are welcomed by the wise.