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7 shared points State Anti individual Charismatic War Racism Irrationalism Economic principles 3. Charismatic Leadership 4. War War: defeating enemies is symbolic of state power Ethical significance: spiritual bloodletting (unites subjects as one nation) Brings out best of people in terms of courage, sacrifice Man is only man in war (Mussolini) 5. Racism Eugenics Francis Galton (cousin of Charles Darwin) Survival of the fittest: Aryan race Genetic superiority of Aryans; inferiority of all other races (blacks, Jews, gays, gypsies) Makes nation exclusive and ranked -in hierarchy that gave Aryans right to dominate 6. Irrationalism Appealed to the emotions with carefully planned rituals, staged ceremonies, intently charged rhetoric. Role of propaganda Praise of brutality Idealized version of past 7. Economic Principles Fascism should more properly be called corporatism because it is the merger of state and corporate power
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This note was uploaded on 10/17/2011 for the course GVPT 100 taught by Professor Grant-wisdom during the Fall '06 term at Maryland.

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