Origins of Fascism

  • Created by: Cat Stott
  • Created on: 14-01-18 11:37
Friedrich Hegel "Organic State"
The state will naturally evolve to become an ideal balance between the will of the people and the will of the government - FALSE justification for a totalitarian state
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Fitche "Romantic Nationalism
Justification for Anti-semantic views as a need for racial purity, inspiring the people to greatness
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Rosseau "General Will"
Require an all powerful leader to embody the 'will' of the people
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Pareto "Elites and Strength through Struggle"
Ordinary people are incapable of realising their best interests SO rely on a strong leader. As elites rule, opposition increases but there is a decrease in elites to challenge for power (strength through struggle, rise to the top)
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Nietsche
"Superman" / "Ubermench" - manipulated to justify the need for an all powerful dictator
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Card 2

Front

Fitche "Romantic Nationalism

Back

Justification for Anti-semantic views as a need for racial purity, inspiring the people to greatness

Card 3

Front

Rosseau "General Will"

Back

Preview of the front of card 3

Card 4

Front

Pareto "Elites and Strength through Struggle"

Back

Preview of the front of card 4

Card 5

Front

Nietsche

Back

Preview of the front of card 5

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