An Examination of Fascism

Eagles head in front of Tempelhof Airport. Photo Credit: Berlin Photograph

What is fascism? When one asks this question, they are met with a multitude of irreconcilable explanations. Liberalism offers claims that fascism is a psychological confusion, or a product of ignorance, or even that it is the result of an authoritarian personality type. Certainly idealist, elitist drivel if one ever saw it. Historical developments don’t simply emerge from the mind’s machinations bringing them forth. It is, rather, the other…