“Was not their mistake once more bred of the life of slavery that they had been living?—a life which was always looking upon everything, except mankind, animate and inanimate—‘nature,’ as people used to call it—as one thing, and mankind as another, it was natural to people thinking in this way, that they should try to make ‘nature’ their slave, since they thought ‘nature’ was something outside them” — William Morris

Thursday, February 1, 2024

"Natural" and "organic" Now Deployed by the Ultra-Right

 ...once again proving a central argument of this, which made a case for "ecocriticism" as fascism lite:

Examples? Read this about the Taylor Swift panic. They're right to panic or course. Here is a white woman who doesn't suck, a white woman in an all-American girl embrace with a football star. Reminds you that their fascism is a dead end. I wondered why the previous president referred to the rabid supporters in New Hampshire as "organic." 

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