Eternal Fascism: Does it truly exist?

After reading Eco’s “Ur-Fascism”, I found his fourteen features of Ur-Fascism quite interesting. I also think it is interesting that he states that a system can exhibit only one of these features and still be considered Ur-Fascist. With this being said it makes it difficult for me to decide whether Continue reading

Ur-Fascism in everyday U.S.

Based off Eco’s Ur-Fascism requirement of displaying intense nationalism through xenophobia or other instances of Americans coming together to push out a common “enemy,” then yes, it most definitely exists in the world today. Eco explains this part of Ur-Fascism criteria as people clinging to one social identity, a nationalist, Continue reading

Ur Fascism Today

I believe that Ur-Fascism does exist in todays society. My most revenant example is talking about the attack of the capitol building. The idea that some republicans hold of all this all around hardcore American can be very dangerous especially when expressing their ideologies. This attack injured people and resulted Continue reading

Ur Fascism

I agree that Ur Fascism exists today. Ill use the fifth feature to explain. The fifth feature states that diversity is a form disagreement, which also means that where diversity is absent so are disagreements. This is true and its a reason why, in recent years, companies have had to Continue reading

Eco’s Ur-Fascism

Ur-fascism is a term that describes the many historical forms of fascism.Umberto listed 14 basic properties of fascist ideology. Eco lived through fascism and correctly identifies major elements. Many aspects run parallel with things happening in the US and other parts of the world today. One of the main aspects Continue reading

UR-FASCISM IN THE US: Fact or Fiction?

Ur-Fascism is a political movement can be described as a coagulate of several different components which contradict each other. A few of the components of this movement which I found most interesting are traditionalism (rejecting modernism), irrationalism, lack of social identity, and the general idea that everyone who follows the Continue reading

Present Day Ur-facism

Fascism still exists in our world in many countries, but in our country I believe one way facism is displayed is through incarceration. A grave amount of our population is incarcerated and therefore living a life in the facism capital. Incarceration is said to be a form of rehabilitation, but Continue reading

Ur-Fascist or Hyper-Individualist? US Analysis

To stay consistent with the author of “Ur-Fascism,” it would be wrong to completely label an entire nation Ur-Fascist if only a few characteristics are present within the examined nation. Within the reading 14 characteristics of Ur-Fascism are listed. The first is the cult of traditionalism, second is rejection of Continue reading

Does Ur-Fascism exist in the US today? Yes/No

To stay consistent with the author of “Ur-Fascism,” it would be wrong to completely label an entire nation Ur-Fascist if only a few characteristics are present within the examined nation. Within the reading 14 characteristics of Ur-Fascism are listed. The first is the cult of traditionalism, second is rejection of Continue reading