There is a latent fascist waiting to emerge in all humans


A claim from George Orwell (according to this article: Trump has birthed a dangerous new ‘Lost Cause’ myth. We must fight it | David…)


1. Because


2. So…

If this were true, then it needs to come with a 'so'.

I guess one (one that I don't like) is Hobbesianism.

3. Epistemic status

Agreement level
Ask again later

I can imagine it, but it feels kind of bleak. I suppose it probably comes with a corollary, like 'unless we do X' in which case it's useful.

Also it's more of a belief than a claim I suppose (what's the exact difference?) as it's not something you could prove.

4. Elsewhere

4.1. In my garden

Notes that link to this note (AKA backlinks).

4.3. Mentions

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