[ExI] Fascist America, in 10 Easy Steps

Olga Bourlin fauxever at sprynet.com
Sat Sep 29 07:40:44 UTC 2007

From: "Damien Broderick" <thespike at satx.rr.com>
To: "ExI chat list" <extropy-chat at lists.extropy.org>
Sent: Friday, September 28, 2007 11:09 PM

> No, what I was suggesting is that it does Ms. Wolf a serious
> disservice, as a public intellectual, to bypass the arguments in her
> new book about the imminent risk of a slide into *actual real
> political* fascism, and speak instead about something she published
> 16 years ago when she was 29. I'm sure there are structural links,
> because the same human advanced both analyses about the
> often-unnoticed political control of our lives, but doesn't it make
> more sense to focus on her specific arguments in this current book
> (as excerpted in the cited essay)?

Naomi Wolf was public, all right ... but I never got the sense that she was 
ever thought of as much of an intellectual:



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