Some articles on fascism, plato:
... Early influences that shaped the ideology of fascism have been dated back to ancient Greece ... Philosopher Plato's work The Republic (approx ... In The Republic, Plato emphasizes the need for absolute and unlimited authority of a philosopher king in an ideal state ...
Famous quotes containing the words plato and/or fascism:
“Our tradition of political thought had its definite beginning in the teachings of Plato and Aristotle. I believe it came to a no less definite end in the theories of Karl Marx.”
—Hannah Arendt (19061975)
“The strategic adversary is fascism ... the fascism in us all, in our heads and in our everyday behavior, the fascism that causes us to love power, to desire the very thing that dominates and exploits us.”
—Michel Foucault (19261984)