Are you a virtual fascist?

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I’ve just been listening to a fascinating interview between cultural critic, Lee Siegal, and “Nine-to-Noon”’s Kathryn Ryan, about the ’s malign influence on the quality of public discourse.

After a fortnight’s blogging, I have to admit to having some sympathy for his viewpoint. There is indeed a “fascist” quality to the blogosphere. And before anyone declares a “Godwin”, let me explain exactly what I mean by that comparison.

I have to agree with Danyl in the comments who quotes:

The word Fascism has now no meaning except in so far as it signifies “something not desirable.

George Orwell, Politics and the English Language

I think it is very foolish to fling terms such as fascism around, when describing online advocacy.

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