Fascism: On the Road to Hell, a Metaphor.
The cold wars, now including China as well as Russia continue to dominate the storyline about war and the economy. The new right wing which has taken over the house and stalemating the senate and presidency, is trying to convince us that China and Russia are somehow controlling the world economics. Russia dominated the energy sector in Europe and China dominates the world food chain and it's not good to allow the communist party to do that. All the products produced in the us that eventually went to places like China, Malaysia, Burma, and many other third world countries because of corporate hunger for cheap labor, cheap products, all to support worldwide capital rather than in country jobs. Of course, there is another reason corporations were given the go ahead is that the tremendous toxic poisoning of our water and agricultural system was better left in other countries to deal with.
Thats what fascism is all about. Fascists see nothing wrong with the old order. The order whereby working people are used by their employers, employers who can do whatever they want, suppress demands for better working conditions.
Thats the fascist way. Fascist and progressive theorists are similar in one way, the way that makes it difficult for any real change.
The fact that fascist hate the very people who are the favorite employees of the wealthy people they want to be, and the progressive who believes that actually working in blue collar jobs is a lifestyle downside.
We are the new dinosaur. There is no way that human beings and our civilization building which supports an artificial sense of safety and security, can keep from collapsing over time, cities and communities becoming jungle infested temples and lava hardened artifices like pompeii.
But its not the apocalypse we've come to expect, but a time consuming evolutionary process that most scientists and politicians are blind to.
The fact that a million years or more of "human" existence has already brought us to the temporal edge of extinction. The dinosaurs or any other species which became extinct did not have options for survival and in all honesty, neither do we. Our general acceptance of a supreme being approving of our existance is the main ingredient upsetting our supposed belief that we will be risen above it all.
We better start studying Freud again or any modern feminist theory on how we got here because the chest thumping, alpha male, super id that's been ruling the historical world is taking everyone down the road to hell. ( Yes, there is no hell but what the hell, it's still a vivid metaphor.)
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