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Faking It in Art and Politics

Carl469 Wrote: Dec 28, 2012 2:25 PM
Liberalism and Communism aren't the same thing any more than conservatism and Nazism are. As a conservative, I take offense at those who refuse to recognize as much.
Timothy32 Wrote: Dec 28, 2012 4:11 PM
why do you always lump NaziAnd conservitive. Nazi= central Planning, Liberal+ central Planning, Communism= central planning, Fascist= Central Planning. Conservitive= Federalism= state and local and the people.All of the Nazicommunistfascistsocialistliberal are the same side of the same coin. there aporch is somewhat differant bat all despots killing the people.
America is Over Wrote: Dec 28, 2012 3:36 PM
Liberalism and Naziism are the same thing. How's that?
Here's a resolution for one and all as we slide down the fiscal cliff (or not): Beware of fakery in popular places. Fakery, particularly in the culture both high and low, bubbles up from the media, affecting the way we see everything -- even, for example, politics.

Roger Scruton, the public philosopher and conservative commentator, writes in Aeon magazine, a provocative digital magazine of ideas and culture, how fake ideas, fake criticism and fake emotions have come to dominate public conversation and marginalize thoughtful appreciation of beauty, truth and honest debate. His initial concern is about the collusion of...