Episode of “Lessico Civile” dedicated to fundamentalism and fanaticism, a pathology leading to one's blind and mesmerizing identification with a political, religious or sectarian cause.
Nowadays reality is surpassing fiction
“There is a strong need for history: today we live in a time I like to call ‘a news time’, meaning that we feel excluded from history”. Antonio Scurati explains the success of historical novels.
Mussolini, the essence of Fascism and his black legend: Antonio Scuratis' analysis
What was the essence of Fascism, if one ever was? The answer is yes: Fascism had an essence, which cleans out all those false myths about a “statist” Mussolini, who in a certain phase “did something good” before sinking into violence.
How did Benito Mussolini get the power?
What enabled Benito Mussolini to get to the power in Italy? The dynamics are unsettling but they must be fully understood to prevent it from happening again.