The Conscience of a Conservative
In 1960, Barry Goldwater set forth his brief manifesto in The Conscience of a Conservative. Written at the height of the Cold War and in the wake of America's greatest experiment with big government, the New Deal, Goldwater's message was not only remarkable, but radical. He argued for the value and importance of conservative principles--freedom, foremost among them--in contemporary political life. Using the principles he espoused in this concise but powerful book, Goldwater fundamentally altered the political landscape of his day--and ours.
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This Arizona Senator was a fixture in Washington D.C. for decades, and a presidential candidate. But, he did not seem a friendly presence on the scene at the time. His brand of conservatism was ... Read full review
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When I first read it I was struck by how much of it I thought was nonsense; basically, as a religious liberal instead of a secular conservative, I was at odds with his ideas about conscience ... Read full review