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originally posted by: daskakik
a reply to: ChaoticOrder
You quote where the doctrine says that classlessness is impossible. He is knocking socialism and you see him promoting it.
originally posted by: Mordekaiser
I dislike the image they 'stick to their guns' and 'will be extreme to keep things the same'.
originally posted by: ChaoticOrder
a reply to: daskakik
That's a bit of a cop out instead of just pushing for the truth, which is that people are misusing the term.
No, the fact is the English language changes and evolves. Even though I may not like the modern definition of liberal it doesn't mean I'm going to go around using the term in the classical sense, I will say classical liberal if that's what I mean. The topic at hand here is Google trying to redefine the modern meaning of the word.
originally posted by: DJW001
a reply to: TheTory
Except that the subordination of the individual to the state is not an aspect of classical liberalism. Fascism abolished the rule of law and replaced it with authoritarianism. For example, the judiciary was expected to affirm the Leader's orders, not challenge them. If someone mocked the Leader publicly, they could be arrested. The free press was considered an enemy of the State. In practice, rather than theory, what does Fascism more closely resemble?
So you agree that prosecuting someone for mocking the Leader and declaring the free press to be "an enemy of the State" are Fascist, rather than Conservative actions?