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Re: <nettime> The alt-right and the death of counterculture
Jonathan Marshall on Sat, 8 Jul 2017 12:17:00 +0200 (CEST)


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Re: <nettime> The alt-right and the death of counterculture


>As Nagle writes: ‘When we’ve
> reached a point where the idea of being edgy/counter-cultural/transgressive
> can place fascists in a position of moral superiority to regular people, we
> may seriously want to rethink the value of these stale and outworn
> countercultural ideals.’

Sorry Fascists have always considered themselves to be in a position of moral superiority to ordinary people.

That is part of its attraction. It allows smug violence in the name of moral superiority against weak and decadent people who are betraying the valued race or nation. 

jon


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