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Saving Elephants | Millennials defending & expressing conservative values

Dec 19, 2023

In 2021, Saving Elephants host Josh Lewis joined three other veteran podcasters on a new podcast endeavor: Are We Right? Cal Davenport, Brooke Medina, and Calvin Moore, and Josh debated a wide range of topics from politics to religion to culture and invited the audience to weigh in on whether or not they’re right....

Dec 5, 2023

Earlier this year Saving Elephants host Josh Lewis was on AD Tippet’s podcast, Conservative Historian.  This episode is a re-podcast of that conversation that covered a wide variety of conservative topics from both the past and today.


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AD Tippet (the podcast formerly known as Belisarius Aves) is...

Nov 21, 2023

In 1953 a little-known political theorist Russell Kirk repurposed his doctoral dissertation as a book for publication.  His book, The Conservative Mind, would quickly become a bestseller, give the nascent conservative movement its name and intellectual moorings, be reviewed and debated in respectable publications across...

Nov 7, 2023

While Leo Strauss was famous for influencing men and women who became intellectual heavyweights in the conservative movement—names like Allan Bloom, Irving Kristol, Harvey Mansfield, Thomas Pangle barely scratch the surface—few stand as tall as Harry Jaffa.  A cantankerous and quarrelsome debater to some and a...

Oct 17, 2023

Everyone supports civility, in theory, when the “other side” is behaving themselves.  But what is the role of civility in an era of growing political division?  Is civility a weakness that can be exploited by our political opponents?  Is it simply being well-mannered and exceedingly nice, or is there more to it?