Why It’s a Bad Time to be a Conservative

Eco city: Future ecosystem with building, tree and windmill.
credit: iStock / Olga Kurbatova

All of us humans, both individually and collectively, have to strike some reasonable balance between doing what we’ve done before (safe but boring) and trying something new (exciting but risky).

And when considering these two alternatives, of course, doing what we’ve done before generally wins. Because we know that what’s been done before has worked. And because we also know that lots of…