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Futurism vs. Fascism

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Futurismnoun

(art) An early 20th century avant-garde art movement focused on speed, the mechanical, and the modern, which took a deeply antagonistic attitude to traditional artistic conventions.

Fascismnoun

(historical) A political regime, having totalitarian aspirations, ideologically based on a relationship between business and the centralized government, business-and-government control of the marketplace, repression of criticism or opposition, a leader cult and exalting the state and/or religion above individual rights.

Futurismnoun

The study and prediction of possible futures.

Fascismnoun

(by extension) Any system of strong autocracy or oligarchy usually to the extent of bending and breaking the law, race-baiting and violence against largely unarmed populations.

Futurismnoun

(Judaism) The Jewish expectation of the messiah in the future rather than recognizing him in the presence of Christ.

Fascismnoun

a political theory advocating an authoritarian hierarchical government; - opposed to democracy and liberalism.

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Futurismnoun

(Christianity) Eschatological interpretations associating some Biblical prophecies with future events yet to be fulfilled, including the Second Coming.

Fascismnoun

an authoritarian system of government under absolute control of a single dictator, allowing no political opposition, forcibly suppressing dissent, and rigidly controlling most industrial and economic activities. Such regimes usually try to achieve popularity by a strongly nationalistic appeal, often mixed with racism.

Futurismnoun

A movement or phase of post-impressionism (which see, below).

Fascismnoun

Specifically, the Fascist movement led by Benito Mussolini in Italy from 1922 to 1943.

Futurismnoun

A point of view that finds meaning or fulfillment in the future rather than in the past or present. The philosophy of a futurist.

Fascismnoun

broadly, a tendency toward or support of a strongly authoritarian or dictatorial control of government or other organizations; - often used pejoratively in this sense.

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Futurismnoun

an artistic movement in Italy around 1910 that tried to express the energy and values of the machine age

Fascismnoun

a political theory advocating an authoritarian hierarchical government (as opposed to democracy or liberalism)

Futurismnoun

the position that the meaning of life should be sought in the future

Fascismnoun

an authoritarian and nationalistic right-wing system of government and social organization.

Futurism

Futurism (Italian: Futurismo) was an artistic and social movement that originated in Italy in the early 20th century which later also developed in Russia. It emphasized dynamism, speed, technology, youth, violence, and objects such as the car, the airplane, and the industrial city.

Fascismnoun

(in general use) extreme authoritarian, oppressive, or intolerant views or practices

‘this is yet another example of health fascism in action’;

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Fascism

Fascism () is a form of far-right, authoritarian ultranationalism characterized by dictatorial power, forcible suppression of opposition, and strong regimentation of society and of the economy, which came to prominence in early 20th-century Europe. The first fascist movements emerged in Italy during World War I, before spreading to other European countries.

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