October 30th, 2018

OBrien1984

The world out there

Two interesting, if long (and alarming) articles posted by friends on FB, on the nature of the developments we’re seeing in the world stage:

Umberto Eco makes a list of the common 14 features of fascism:
http://www.openculture.com/2016/11/umberto-eco-makes-a-list-of-the-14-common-features-of-fascism.html

Nihilist Nation: the empty core of Trump’s mystique:
https://newrepublic.com/article/151603/nihilist-nation-empty-core-trump-mystique?fbclid=IwAR1yqpP2aH9pMzkw8UeVa6uZWoPtvElWvBYcn9prkRyqGcBEPFXyWhNH-_c

Original article by Eco:
https://www.nybooks.com/articles/1995/06/22/ur-fascism/

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