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    (Original post by ThePeoplesРath)
    l'etranger turned it into a political debate. I answered the question in the title.
    No, he started it.

    Im just pointing it out, I dont need any explanation! lol
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    (Original post by ThePeoplesРath)
    This is a very lazy attempt to characterise all authoritarian ideologies as the same. The minutiae of the political, economic and cultural policies makes a monumental difference. The British outwardly proclaimed their superiority to the Africans and Indians and the Nazis to the Africans, Slavs and Jews. But if you ask a progressive whether he is racist he will deny it, and intention does matter. The progressives support capitalism, consumerism, social liberalism and equality quotas. Fascists support corporatism, national pride, asceticism, violence and meritocracy. Intention matters and you cannot say they are the same just because they both use authoritarian methods and think they are doing the right thing. By that argument MLM is also fascism which is ridiculous.
    The British claimed superiority to Africans and Indians on account of differences in behaviour and believed that by giving them the Bible (Western education) they would elevate them to their own level. Much of Hitler's early rhetoric was built upon the assumption that equality is good and that a lack of equality implied dishonesty and criminality which is why the Jewish people were attacked on account of them being a successful minority group within Weimar Germany.

    A progressive will deny racist bigotry, but they will always embrace intolerance of diversity of thought which is why they're so keen to spread liberal values across the globe, be it Western agitators in Russia or Ukraine or '''''NGO's''''' promoting human rights in African countries, even if they end up abusing the people while in that position of trust or simply failing to understand their culture. They do not believe their are biologically superior, but they do believe they are of superior values.

    Corporatism is a common aspect of both Western Europe and North America where the private sector is integrated into public life.

    Modern society is extremely coercive, be it structural violence applied to those people who fail to conform our value system (protestant social gospel) or a weak system of law enforcement allowing the real agents of the ruling class to act as enforcers for the ruling elite. Those agents being the underclass and the ruling class being journalists and academics.

    Meritocracy is too one of the defining aspects of progressive leftism, our elite is not defined by race or family lineage as it were in the past (WASP's, aristocrats, the social register) but rather by the those people who have demonstrated scholarly achievement and crucially, adherence to the prevailing orthodoxy through the university system to quote the Jesuit maxim ''Give me the child and I'll give you the man''.

    In spite of our lack of moral restrictions, the rise of pornography and coercive corporate culture has created an extremely asexual generation which completely negates the need for real self-restraint.


    I find it funny that as someone who identifies as right-wing, I could agree so much with radical anarchists and people who identify with fascism are so blind to their ignorance.
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    (Original post by l'etranger)
    The British claimed superiority to Africans and Indians on account of differences in behaviour and believed that by giving them the Bible (Western education) they would elevate them to their own level. Much of Hitler's early rhetoric was built upon the assumption that equality is good and that a lack of equality implied dishonesty and criminality which is why the Jewish people were attacked on account of them being a successful minority group within Weimar Germany.
    If Hitler believed in equality he would not have purged Strasser from the party.

    (Original post by l'etranger)
    A progressive will deny racist bigotry, but they will always embrace intolerance of diversity of thought which is why they're so keen to spread liberal values across the globe, be it Western agitators in Russia or Ukraine or '''''NGO's''''' promoting human rights in African countries, even if they end up abusing the people while in that position of trust or simply failing to understand their culture. They do not believe their are biologically superior, but they do believe they are of superior values.
    Cultural imperialism is not exclusive to fascism. Every system thinks its the best; fascism, Comintern, social democracy.

    (Original post by l'etranger)
    Corporatism is a common aspect of both Western Europe and North America where the private sector is integrated into public life.
    Corporatism is not corporatocracy.


    (Original post by l'etranger)
    Modern society is extremely coercive, be it structural violence applied to those people who fail to conform our value system (protestant social gospel) or a weak system of law enforcement allowing the real agents of the ruling class to act as enforcers for the ruling elite. Those agents being the underclass and the ruling class being journalists and academics.
    Inverted totalitarianism is not fascism.

    (Original post by l'etranger)
    Meritocracy is too one of the defining aspects of progressive leftism, our elite is not defined by race or family lineage as it were in the past (WASP's, aristocrats, the social register) but rather by the those people who have demonstrated scholarly achievement and crucially, adherence to the prevailing orthodoxy through the university system to quote the Jesuit maxim ''Give me the child and I'll give you the man''.
    This meritocratic system was put in place by the right wing. It is the progressives who want to undo it with diversity quotas.

    (Original post by l'etranger)
    In spite of our lack of moral restrictions, the rise of pornography and coercive corporate culture has created an extremely asexual generation which completely negates the need for real self-restraint.
    Fascism encourages socially conservative values and self-restraint which is at odds with modern day consumerism and hedonism.
 
 
 
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