Thoughts/Readings 2017 Week 20

“Combining these seemingly conflicting principles produced characteristics of English political culture: suspicion of Utopias and zealots; trust in common sense and experience; respect for tradition; preference for gradual change; and the view that ‘compromise’ is victory, not betrayal.”

Thoughts/Readings 2017 Week 10

I’m trying to fall behind on news, only reading things that are about two or three weeks old. I’ve found that it helps me focus because I can edit out any articles that I saved in the past but turned out to be irrelevant or less interesting because of later developments.