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Idly wondered, off and on, if the acceptance of Fascism didn't spring from the experience of World War I along the lines of:

If the power of the state and corporations could be harnessed to do a swell job of blowing shit up what would happen if that power was directed towards building shit up?  And then proceeded to try.

BTW,Racism is not wedded to Fascism.  In France, for example, there were people who were ardent Fascists and actively subverted the Nazi racial actions.  


She believed in nothing; only her skepticism kept her from being an atheist. -- Jean-Paul Sartre

by ATinNM on Sun Mar 29th, 2009 at 02:51:56 PM EST
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