The GeoChristian

The Earth. Christianity. They go together.

Good conservative quotes on the environment

I’ve been involved in a discussion over at Cranach about the battle for the soul of the conservative movement: Conservative civil war. I threw in a few quotes from noted conservatives to point out that there is nothing conservative about allowing pollution and degradation of the Earth.

“While I am a great believer in the free enterprise system and all that it entails, I am an even stronger believer in the right of our people to live in a clean, pollution-free environment.” — Barry Goldwater

“Nothing is more conservative than conservation.” — Russell Kirk

“Many laws protecting environmental quality have promoted liberty by securing property against the destructive trespass of pollution” — Ronald Reagan

“Conservation is a great moral issue, for it involves the patriotic duty of insuring the safety and continuance of the nation.” — Theodore Roosevelt

Grace and peace

November 14, 2008 - Posted by | Environment, Politics, Quotes

1 Comment »

  1. my relgious beliefs are old fashioned and are founded by my reverence for nature which God created. i believe that religious people should be good stewards of the earth. that is how you show respect to God.


    Comment by michael schulte | June 25, 2011

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