From The Art and Popular Culture Encyclopedia

Jump to: navigation, search

"To be conservative ... is to prefer the familiar to the unknown, to prefer the tried to the untried, fact to mystery, the actual to the possible, the limited to the unbounded, the near to the distant, the sufficient to the superabundant, the convenient to the perfect, present laughter to utopian bliss." --"On Being Conservative" (1956) by Michael Oakeshott

Related e



Kunstformen der Natur (1904) by Ernst Haeckel
Kunstformen der Natur (1904) by Ernst Haeckel
  1. Known to one.
    There’s a familiar face.
  2. Acquainted.
    I'm not familiar with this system.
  3. Intimate or friendly.
    We are not on familiar terms.
  4. Inappropriately intimate or friendly.
    Don’t be familiar with me, boy!
  5. Of or pertaining to a family; familial.



See also

Unless indicated otherwise, the text in this article is either based on Wikipedia article "Familiar" or another language Wikipedia page thereof used under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License; or on research by Jahsonic and friends. See Art and Popular Culture's copyright notice.

Personal tools