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  •  It's always the isolated cultures (2+ / 0-)
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    Mariken, Louisiana 1976

    that wind up being the fascists in most dystopian scifi lit.

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    by psilocynic on Thu Aug 04, 2011 at 11:50:11 PM PDT

    •  Whereas, oddly, in reality (3+ / 0-)
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      Andhakari, Louisiana 1976, koNko

      Fascists took power in, let's see, Argentina (linked to lots of other South American cultures), Spain (linked worldwide and throughout Europe), and Germany (the crossroads of Europe)....

      Read pp. 1-7 of Krugman's _The Great Unraveling_ (available from Google Books). NOW.

      by neroden on Fri Aug 05, 2011 at 12:15:44 AM PDT

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    •  Just remember it's sci-fi. (5+ / 0-)
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      Mariken, marina, ask, tobendaro, koNko

      Norway would have to stand on it's head and embrace everything it's rejected for the last 100 years to even remotely approach fascism. I don't see much sign of that happening.

      "Our answer is more democracy, more openness, more humanity." ~Norwegian PM Jens Stoltenberg

      by Andhakari on Fri Aug 05, 2011 at 12:19:12 AM PDT

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      •  I'd say the present situation (0+ / 0-)

        Strongly proves the opposite: people making a stand for tolerance and liberalism despite the actions of that madman.

        What about my Daughter's future?

        by koNko on Fri Aug 05, 2011 at 07:22:50 AM PDT

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