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edwebb on 2012-01-02Objectification of the other is not exclusive to fascism, by any means. Many other 'isms' do it - colonialism being a fine exemplar. But it is true that states use this consistently to mobilize their populations.
bryanalexander on 2012-01-03Interesting argument re: dehumanization. The examples he picks involve voiced, named characters, rather than anonymous hordes.
This is another fine teachable issue.