(urth) In defense of WatchmEn, Severian

Andy Robertson andywrobertson at clara.co.uk
Wed Mar 23 08:03:41 PST 2005

>David Lebling writes:
>>All classical societies were fascist.   All the classical virtues were
>>fascist.  Fascism was merely necessary morality.
> Umm, I don't think that word means what you think it means. 

fasces = bundle of sticks, is what it means: a group that cannot be broken, 
because it is a collective. 

I am not under the illusion that it's a synonym for "nasty", in fact that 
was very much the point of my last post. 

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