The disposition and tendency to preserve what is established; opposition to change; the habit of mind; or conduct, of a conservative.
A political philosophy characterized by trust in individual initiative, tradition, experience and time-tested institutions rather than human ingenuity for reshaping the world for the better from the top down. Conducive to spiritual degeneration when practiced apart from ethical systems which require attention to social responsibilities.
In the American context, an ideology that is respectful of traditional values and institutions, including private property, enterprise, and family. Generally favors liberty over equality.
A political philosophy or attitude that emphasises respect for traditional institutions, distrust of government activism and opposition to sudden change in the established order.
a political or theological orientation advocating the preservation of the best in society and opposing radical changes
Political philosophy that favors limited government with minimal regulation and governmental interference in the economy and other aspects of social life. In general, conservatives favor giving power to state and local governments rather than to the national government.
opposition to radical change with a tendency to support existing institutions
Political system where social freedom is repressed. The extreme form of conservatism is called fascism.
(noun): a political philosophy based on tradition and social stability, stressing established institutions, and preferring gradual development to abrupt change
political philosophy that tends to support the status-quo and advocate change only in moderation. Upholds the value of tradition and seeks to preserve all that is good about the past.
An investment strategy aimed at long-term capital appreciation with low risk; moderate; cautious; opposite of aggressive behavior; show possible losses but wait for actual profits. Concept which directs the least favorable effect on net income.