Berdyaev: “The meaning of conservatism is not that it impedes movement forward and upward …”

As I have said elsewhere, I read Berdyaev over the past many years and still love his works.

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Nikolai Berdyaev

“The meaning of conservatism is not that it impedes movement forward and upward, but that it impedes movement backwards and downwards—to chaotic darkness and the return to a primitive state.”
– Nikolai Berdyaev

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