The poet and historian Peter Viereck defined Conservatism as the system for managing change wisely, rather than undergoing it, giving as examples the difference between the Habsburg Empire - condemned to sclerosis by the Reaction - and the British Empire, which managed to evolve in a national and representative sense, becoming the hegemonic power between the 19th and 20th centuries
Ethnic groups exist and the Italian one exists. It is not possible to eliminate this concept from the political debate, and many Italian and foreign commentators, French in particular, have dealt with this issue without abandoning discussion of its thorniest corollary: the ethnic replacement of European peoples
The quest for Italian identity is a political necessity in the fight against forces that aim to deconstruct the nation, but it must avoid wishful thinking and confusion, without indulging in nineteenth-century nostalgia
The normative framework leaves no doubt: a constitutionally protected good is the "human factor" that lives and enlivens the territory, both at the local level and in the more articulated geographic place called "Italy," in which the Constitution settles the Nation and to which it expressly refers in several places.
The Italian legal system acknowledges that political organization and "nation" are entities that do not always coincide: in fact, the former (the "Republic") is obliged to protect the latter (the "Nation")
"Conservare l'anima" is an excellent spiritual manual for those who want to be revolutionaries. It teaches, among other things, that it is not enough to conserve but one must know how to defend: literally, to repel the enemy. In politics, knowing how to oppose a counter-narrative, an alternative vision of the world.
All’interno di un Paese in cui sono assenti gli ingredienti propri del patriottismo, l’esercito afghano, addestrato per anni dalle truppe occidentali, ha scelto di arrendersi senza colpo ferire.
Secondo Giovanni Paolo II "Ogni nazione ha conseguentemente anche diritto di modellare la propria vita secondo le proprie tradizioni. Ogni nazione ha il diritto di costruire il proprio futuro provvedendo alle generazioni più giovani un’appropriata educazione”
Giovedì 13 aprile 2017, ore 15-18 Sala del Refettorio – [...]