The Importance of Tradition

Tradition Is Not a Political Reactionary Impulse But Transmission of Knowledge

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My grandfather was a tailor — like all my ancestors had been for the last 300 years. In his path to becoming a master tailor in the tailors’ guild, my grandfather learnt from many other tailors. One of them showed him a very special way to cut and sew pants for men. The technique was…