As a small child growing up in the 1960s I saw around me echo’s of the old ways of doing things, a deference to Class, State and Church.
Part of the excitement of watching Monty Python on a black and white tv in the early 1970s was to see those corrupted institutions mocked for the thin charade they were.
A new Nationalism (National Conservatism) wishes us to return to a more hierarchical, passive and subservient mode based on a fictional “golden age” centered some time in the 1950s in which politicians are not questioned and everyone “knows their place”. This is dangerous thinking.
Swear an oath to a King? perhaps best not to.
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