Category: Fascism

Under fascism, universal freedom is doomed

The targeting of enemies—minorities, liberals, secularists, leftists, urban naxals, intellectuals, assorted protestors—is not driven by a calculus of ordinary politics….When you legitimize yourself entirely by inventing enemies, the truth ceases to matter, normal restraints of civilization and decency cease to matter, the checks and balances of normal politics cease to matter.

Fascism anyone?

Laurence W. Britt, Free Inquiry Magazine, Council for Secular Humanism, Spring 2003: …fascism’s principles are wafting in the air today, surreptitiously masquerading as something else, challenging everything we stand for. The cliché […]