The View From 1776

The Unity Of The Constitution And The Scottish Enlightenment

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Liberal-progressivism - in all its manifestations from Soviet Communism, to European socialism, and Hitler’s National Socialism - is founded in the repeatedly disproved theory that intellectuals can restructure political society in ways that will perfect human nature.  Philosophers of the Scottish enlightenment and those who crafted our Constitution were firmly and correctly certain that human nature has always been the same and will remain unchanged.

Robert Curry explores that understanding.


The Scottish Enlightenment and America