The Far Right and Magical Thinking

“Anybody who has been involved in a negotiation knows, or aught to know, that the greatest enemy you have really is complacency, is self-delusion. The tendency to underestimate the challenges, to underestimate the obstacles you face, to underestimate the strength of the bargaining power of the counterpart with which you are dealing and to overestimate your own.” — Lord Davies of Stamford
Hans Hörbinger showing how the moon is made of ice
Oswald Mosley, Fascist swine
British Union of Fascists March — There are no Blackshirts here — uniformed marching was banned earlier in 1937 — but the sheer size of the march is disturbing. So is the unsettling mixture of people — many grimacing, menacing young men but also many women, older men and even children who would seem utterly ordinary in another context devoid of the paraphernalia and salutes.
Julius Evola (1898–1974)
Steve Bannon’s love for Julius Evola is investigated in this short piece from Democracy Now!

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