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To what extent do conservatives believe in tradition and continuity?



Tradition refers to ideas, practices or institutions that have endured over time and been inherited
from earlier periods. Its very nature creates continuity between the past, present and future. The
very name `conservatism' suggests that followers of the ideology believe…

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consensus, whilst simultaneously destroying it. Neo-conservative values firmly believed in the
traditional forms of a nuclear family and a `tough on crime' policy. Economic libertarianism can also be
regarded as a traditional form of economics, dating from the late eighteenth century with the
publication of The Wealth of Nations by…

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