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The New Fascism: Rule by Consensus

Ayn Rand

Presented at: FHF 1965 The New Fascism: Rule by Consensus

Date: Apr 18, 1965

In this 1965 talk, Ayn Rand discusses the “anti-ideology” of pressure group warfare and unlimited majority rule known at the time as “government by consensus.” Rand explains why America, “a country which does abhor fascism, is moving by imperceptible degrees — through ignorance, confusion, evasion, moral cowardice, and intellectual default — not toward socialism or any mawkish altruistic ideal, but toward a plain, brutal, predatory, power-grubbing, de facto fascism.”

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Parts: 1

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