19 - Fascism Fascio -a bundle -an axe encased in a bundle...

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–2. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Fascism Fascio -a bundle -an axe encased in a bundle of rods/sticks -From Roman Empire: symbolize the authority and unity of the state Fascism Extreme political ideology (extreme right) Authoritarian mass movement; charismatic leader Grand Theatrics: Mussolini’s March on Rome State is everything Inculcated psychological state of agitation and anxiety irrational, quiescent and hostile attitude on part of adherents. Antecedents - Burke and Traditional Conservatives emphasis on natural leadership: aristocracy (simple authoritarianism) Individuals born into society Weakens attachment to enlightenment Authority over liberty; hierarchy over equality; and deference over fraternity -Liberalism Took populist anger from left (French rev) and adapted it for the right Warped idea of fraternity/brotherhood to extreme nationalism Hobbe’s Leviathan (absolute leader) Unlike other ideologies Provides no overarching/cohesive system or science (liberalism, Marxism; Burke)
Background image of page 1

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Image of page 2
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

Page1 / 2

19 - Fascism Fascio -a bundle -an axe encased in a bundle...

This preview shows document pages 1 - 2. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Ask a homework question - tutors are online