Monday, March 02, 2015

Two Blogposts on Conservatives Changing the Culture

Five Principles For The Rising Conservative Counterculture

Rod Dreher's reaction: How (Mostly) Not to Build a ‘Conservative Counterculture’

My problem with Marcus’s “Five Principles” is that it sounds too much like a Republican Party version of Socialist Realism: the idea that art must be put into service of a particular ideology.

It shouldn't. But if you write a story, and you do it in an authentic manner, your values will come through. You don't have to aim to write a conservative story. Just write a story. It'll be conservative because you're conservative.