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originally posted by: Blaine91555
a reply to: FyreByrd
This method of controlling the masses is not by any means new or even creative. We the People are not that hard to control as long as we keep at each others throats and fail to see that the Right / Left argument is a tool to control us.
But I was never talking about Democrat/Republican, I was talking about (and the initial article I referenced was talking about was about Left (socialist) vs Right (facist). Or you could define it Liberatarian vs Authoritarian and you would actually be more accuate in this context but both are valid scales and together make up the “Political Compass”.
The term Fascism was first used of the totalitarian right-wing nationalist regime of Mussolini in Italy (1922–43), and the regimes of the Nazis in Germany and Franco in Spain were also fascist. Fascism tends to include a belief in the supremacy of one national or ethnic group, a contempt for democracy, an insistence on obedience to a powerful leader, and a strong demagogic approach
Are you an Edward Griffin fan by any chance?
originally posted by: xuenchen
a reply to: Chiftel
Capitalism requires a banking system. As well as a perpetually growing money supply.
So does Marx's Communism.
It's part of those oh-so juicy 10 Planks.
You know. This one.