"No army can be compared with the power of an idea whose time has come." French writer Victor Hugo understood that ideas born at a proper time produce ideas shattering the universe, ideas that are doomed to be great. But greatness can be of different nature: great and beautiful, great and ugly, great and scary. A great idea may have all these qualities, thus producing admiration, disgust, or fear. This radio program presents various great ideas.
"Desire to limit government's intervention in society, decentralization of power, and expansion of individual freedom" — this formulation sounds as a textbook definition for classical liberalism; however, according to some, this is the "basis of conservatism."