Red Pill Truths In Classical Conservative Thinkers

“Life blackens at the contact of truth.”
—Paul Valery
The red pill worldview is fundamentally the same as the classical conservative one. Each is skeptical of simple approaches to problems. Each knows that contexts tend to be more complicated than most people perceive. Each sees that lasting progress is a cheap fantasy. And each amounts to stripping away illusions and delusions, revealing the world as it really is: an overwhelmingly complex and uncertain place, in which discord is the norm, arising as it does from the immutable nature of things.
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Source: Return of Kings