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Umberto Eco on the Madonna Inn
The poor words with which natural human speech is provided cannot suffice to describe the Madonna Inn. To convey its external appearance, divided into a series of constructions, which you reach by way...
eco  literature  california  kitsch  madonnainn  travel 
september 2015 by ignatz
Ur-Fascism by Umberto Eco | The New York Review of Books
I think it is possible to outline a list of features that are typical of what I would like to call Ur-Fascism, or Eternal Fascism. These features cannot be organized into a system; many of them contradict each other, and are also typical of other kinds of despotism or fanaticism. But it is enough that one of them be present to allow fascism to coagulate around it.
fascism  politics  eco  reference 
november 2012 by ignatz

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