Here’s the problem, though. Hitler and Napoleon were also small, different, and bullied when they were young. Finding the key to unmaking fascists would have to start with a search for why some people respond empathetically to disadvantages created by difference, while others respond by cultivating power and control.

It’s a tough question.

I can’t even pretend to know how to start untangling it.

Jim

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Writer. Runner. Marine. Airman. Former LGBTQ and HIV activist. Former ActUpNY and Queer Nation. Polyglot. Middle-aged, uppity faggot. jamesfinnwrites@gmail.com

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