If there were a scientific or mathematical formula for conservatism, we would find some logic in the ideology. Maybe we could make logical inferences and draw logical conclusions that would show that conservatism was steeped in some form of logic. However there really is no logic to conservatism. (...) Conservatism is the domination of society by an aristocracy. Conservatism is incompatible with democracy, prosperity, and civilization in general. It is a destructive system of inequality and prejudice that is founded on deception and has no place in the modern world. [1]

Conservatism is the idea that tradition and precedence are better guides to human behaviour and problem-solving instead of innovation and change.

Conservatism is the domination of society by an aristocracy.[2]

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