225 years ago today — 3 Comments

  1. The older I get the more wary I am of the thinking of Burke, and especially how his thinking can inform the Tory, Labour and Liberal parties in the UK. The two in the USA and it would seem all in Ireland.
    People forget what and who informed his thinking and existence, the slave trade and slavers.

  2. I must admit to knowing more about Marie Antoinette than Burke! His words were ones I first encountered in Brian Friel’s, “Philadelphia, Here I Come.”

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