Conservative Views On Politics And Politics Essay

1054 Words Jul 13th, 2015 null Page
Conservative in modern times has become merely an antonym to the word “liberal”. The word has a one-sided label but embodies several different dimensions that most people fail to recognize. The word needs to be changed in order to be more accompanying of its non-political usage that is often overlooked. Conservative is used to describe a wide variety of people with such variation in cultural dynamics. Although, the word conservative has remained relatively selective to politics in today’s society, the world outside of politics needs to understand its usage more widely and proficiently in order to make the definition of “conservative” far more meaningful and exciting than its analytical and stereotypical definition in the present.
As defined by the Merriam-Webster Dictionary, conservative means believing in the value of established and traditional practices in politics and society, relating to or supporting political conservatism, not liking or accepting changes or new ideas, tending or disposed to maintain existing views, conditions, or institutions, marked by moderation or caution, or marked by or relating to traditional norms of taste, elegance, style, or manners. However, some find this analytical definition to be wrong and excluding. This definition of conservative is focused mainly on political usage and does not acknowledge all of its viable real world applications. These terms make the word conservative seem boring and ignorant. It describes the people defined by…

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