Core Values of Fascism

  • Created by: Cat Stott
  • Created on: 14-01-18 12:09
Anti-Rationalism: "Inactivity is death"
anti-rational thinkers, against the enlightenment period. believe in romantic figures to lead people to greatness e.g. Napoleon or Mussolini and recreation of the RE. people are doers , use of mythology / Jewish propaganda by Gobineau and Chamberlin
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Strength Through Struggle: Life is conceived as a struggle in which a man is bound to win for himself a really worthy place…….. As it is for the individual, so it is for the nation, and for all mankind’.
Man will achieve greatness in his struggle to rise to the top i.e. social Darwinism, embodied in architectural impressiveness
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Strength Through Struggle: Racialism
Life was a constant struggle and competition between people and naturally the best would rise to the top - Manichean outlook, Jews are the evil which must be removed
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Warfare: "Victory is to the Strong and the weak must go to the wall"
Actively encourages warfare as part of the ‘struggle’ of fascist man, Lebensraum encourages the spread of the German people
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Leadership / Elitism: Cycle of Elites
Support the idea of a totalitarian state and monism (everyone follows the same ideals). Only the great will rise to the top. Social Darwinism - evil must be exterminated, cult of personality
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Ultranationalism
Extreme patriotic pride, great belief in the Germanic heritage of the people (resulting in racialism). Volkism - 'nationhood' and the collective identity of the people
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Socialism (extreme collectivism)
Monism - everyone follows the same ideals and works for the good of the state e.g. public work schemes, OND. SA employed struggling citizens
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Strength Through Struggle: Life is conceived as a struggle in which a man is bound to win for himself a really worthy place…….. As it is for the individual, so it is for the nation, and for all mankind’.

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Man will achieve greatness in his struggle to rise to the top i.e. social Darwinism, embodied in architectural impressiveness

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Strength Through Struggle: Racialism

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Warfare: "Victory is to the Strong and the weak must go to the wall"

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Leadership / Elitism: Cycle of Elites

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