“Love of home” is central to conservative political philosophy. We at the Reformed Conservative contend that Oikophilia is a biblical concept.
One of the greatest social scientists credits John Calvin for the rise of capitalism and, by extension, modern Western culture itself. That is quite an influence and quite a tribute to Calvin.
On earth, the only truest wealth is life; a quiver of life. What price can be put on the joy of familial ties, paternal affection, or loyal and proud legacies?
Community-building then is none other than home-building, and home-building is none other than—when understood broadly—love-making, though the narrow sense works as well.
Countries across the entire world are facing an impending population crisis. Women have neglected making a house into a home, and with that, neglected birthing and raising children.
A man who has no loyalties is a man whose identity is up for sale. The virtue of loyalty is but one sine qua non of the social ingredients necessary for a society to “stick together.”