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December 17, 2005

More Scruton

Michael Blowhard writes:

Dear Blowhards --

A week or so ago, Right Reason's Max Goss did a two-part q&a with the British conservative philosopher Roger Scruton, here and here. Now Scruton returns to elaborate on some of the topics that commenters raised: authority, and town planning. A certain M. Blowhard gets a little carried away in one of the commentsfests ...

More Scruton resources and recommendations here.



posted by Michael at December 17, 2005


M. Blowhard's remarks were the highlight of the post.

Posted by: David Sucher on December 18, 2005 3:19 AM


Posted by: Jonathan on December 19, 2005 7:00 PM


Posted by: Jonathan on December 19, 2005 7:01 PM

When I went back home for Thanksgiving to little town in the Midwest, I pretended to be one of the blowhards and took pictures of a development (residential) that they are trying to get off the ground. Not working, that planning thing in this instance - they tried to make a main street with row houses! Without parking! Amidst the cornfields. The single unit dwellings are selling (ones with parking) but not the row houses. Big surprise. I have to put pictures up.....sorry if mildly off-topic but I thought the blowhards would be proud of me for trying to think all architecturally!

Posted by: MD on December 19, 2005 8:25 PM

We must get people out of their corns!. . . er, cars.

Posted by: Jonathan on December 19, 2005 9:28 PM

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