Friday, August 18, 2017

"Did Political Correctness Cause Fascism in the US?" looks at "Kill All Normies" and "Capitalist Realism"

“Did Political Correctness Cause Fascism in the US?” by Zero Books, challenges a view that Angela Nagle’s “Kill All Normies” makes such a claim.  It does get into the idea that modernity leaves a lot of young men behind as individuals, so some will try to look to authoritarian structures to give meaning and make everybody play.

The short film presents a clip from “West Side Story” and then presents the arguments from Mark Fisher’s “Capitalist Realism”.  Finally, it talks about realism in turns of the two sides of a spinning coin as a whole, rather like the thimble in “Inception”. 

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