Fascinating post (forwarded by CTM):
Facism Anyone? (Allegedly from Free Inquiry, Vol 22, #2, but I didn't find a copy when I looked.)
Fascisms[sp] principles are wafting in the air today, surreptitiously masquerading as something else, challenging everything we stand for. The clichi[sp] that people and nations learn from history is not only overused, but also overestimated; often we fail to learn from history, or draw the wrong conclusions. Sadly, historical amnesia is the norm.
Read the whole thing.