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How totalism works #QAnon #QAnons #Qanon8chan #QAnon2018
#TheGreatAwakening #cult #Cult45 #TrumpTrain #Trump2020 #TrumpExpress2020 #MAGA #MAGA2020 The brainwashing methods of isolation engulfment and fear can lead anyone to a cult. I should know, I was in one.
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I began my formal research in 1999, eight years after battling my way out of a secret, so-called #Marxist-#Leninist group whose leader controlled my life in its most intimate details.
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He determined what I wore: a version of the advice in John Molloy’s bestseller Dress for Success (1975), featuring tailored blue suits and floppy red silk bowties. More significantly, he decided when I could marry, and whether I might have children.
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Trump and Mussolini: 11 Key Lessons from Historical Fascism

Italian fascism provides a better model for our moment than Nazi Germany—and the comparison is not encouraging.

By: @Anis_Shivani for @AlterNet
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Fascism is a religion. The 20th century will be known in history as the century of fascism.
〰️ Benito Mussolini

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I’d like to draw some comparisons and contrasts between our present situation and that of #fascist Italy between 1922 and 1945. I choose fascist #Italy rather than #Nazi #Germany because it has always seemed to me a better comparison.
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How it begins... What to watch for... What to do...
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#Authoritarianism #Totalitarianism #Fascism #Tyranny
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How to recognize it... what to expect... what to do.
#Authoritarianism #Totalitarianism #Fascism #Tyranny
#Antifa #Blackbloc #Resistance #TheResistance #Resisters #Resist #ResistanceRises
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They will come to power with a campaign based on fear, scaremongering and distorting the truth. Nevertheless, their victory will be achieved through a democratic electoral process.
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But beware, as this will be their argument every time you question the legitimacy of their actions. They will claim a mandate from the People to change the system.
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"#Modernism can be characterized as the forceful imposition of rational administrative procedures into all facets of everyday life. Its subjects — you and I as individuated identities — crave both protection and authority.
You and I search for some measure of refuge in a totalized, secularized myth, a grand meta-narrative that accounts for everything, and this tendency towards #totalitarianism is worldwide.
The concern of the United States over its loss of market share in the service industries, and its concern over the quality of work by its subjects, are only symptoms of a much more pervasive and deeply rooted historical condition.
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Dear all, in relation to my view on the true purpose of #brexit as an agent of #regime change, Will @whnlaws asked if there was a hashtag associated with it, so I am assigning it with the hashtag #30/03. For those that didn't see it, here's my orig thread
I will be using it in relation to posts about post brexit Britain and how brexit is being used to usher in a Far Right gov made up of capitalist fundamentalists who wish to buy up, own and control everything and everyone. #Capitalist #totalitarianism. Everything changes #30/03
We must do all we can to avoid democratic D Day on #30/03
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