Without tradition we are unable to make any sense of reality at all, because our bodies, minds, and souls are, largely, products of tradition themselves.
What liberals have awoken to, and what many orthodox Catholics thinkers, unfortunately, have not, is that the Enlightenment is over.
Under Distributism, more people will derive at least part of their income from their own property.
Who was the first person to put bacon, eggs and toast together on a plate? He is far more brilliant than any president, pope or philosopher!
Novak himself states that “neoliberal” would be a better epithet than “neoconservative,” as Liberalism describes the movement more accurately.
The neoconservatives have tapped a strain in Catholicism that has been present in one form or another since the Enlightenment.