The Mass Psychology of Fascism

The Mass Psychology of Fascism

Book - 1970
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Publisher: New York : Farrar, Straus & Giroux, [1970]
ISBN: 9780374203641
0374203644
Branch Call Number: 301.1 REICH
Characteristics: xxxi, 400 pages ; 22 cm
Notes: Translation of Die Massenpsychologie des Faschismus

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POWER TO THE PEOPLE,,,,,,,,,,,,,,Lennon, Jfk, king, Malcolm, Jesus, Gandhi, and on and on R.D. Laing.................................................................................."Sexual consciousness is the end of mysticism." "A good physician does not introduce a 'new health' into a critically sick organism. she finds out which elements of health are spontaneously present in the organism. When she finds them, she plays them off against the process of sickness." " One cannot impose legally guaranteed freedoms on a sick social organism." "In World War 1 'the Italians' were the friends and allies of the Americans. In 1942, during World War 2 they were our arch-enemies, and in 1943, friends and allies. In 1914, ' the Italians' were the arch-enemies of ' the Germans....' " "In 1940, 'the Italians' and ' the Germans' were BLOOD BROTHERS, again ' on grounds of heredity.' " "To be correct, the profiteer who wants to get rich on illnesses should call his poison a ' toxin.' but she calls it a 'serum,' because she knows she wouldn't be able to sell toxins as a medicine. It applies to the words, ' Social' and 'Socialist.' " The valuation of the family is the keystone for the evaluation of the general nature of different kinds of social order." " By perpetuating itself the patriarchal family perpetuates sexual disturbances, perversions, sex crimes, neuroses, and psychoses. It creates the individual who is forever afraid of life and of authority, and thus creates again and again authoritarianism, globally and locally." if it was all about being banned, then WOMAN IS THE NIGGER OF THE WORLD would be as important as this one.

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Sep 03, 2014

There are books that are called banned books because parents complain about the book and have it removed. Then there are books like THE MASS PSYCHOLOGY OF FASCISM that are benned because the U.S. government ordered the book to be collected from libraries and destroyed and future sales prohibited. Michael Straight was quite a character.He was recruited by the Soviet KGB in Cambridge in the 1930's, sent to join the Democratic Party. He became a speech writer for FDR. Yep, all those famous FDR quotes? Written by a Soviet KGB agent. On the payroll. Michael Straight was also an author whose book on Joe McCarthy was used to brainwash college kids. Did a film POINT OF ORDER that used heavily edited footage and pushed his propaganda and spread KGB info on Joe, whom we now know through declassified files was telling the truth. He received the Order of Lenin for destroying Joe. He also had the U.S. government ban a book called: THE MASS PSYCHOLOGY OF FASCISM by Wilhelm Reich. In it, Reich compared basic socialist beliefs from national to international and found they were exactly the same psychologically. The KGB feared this book would sweep colleges so Straight had the FDA ban and destroy all copies of the book in libraries, and ban the sale of the book. A bootleg edition came out in 1970, this is that book. KGB spy Straight also would run a division of the State Department, and later became an editor of THE NEW REPUBLIC where he created myths about Reich and McCarthy still falsely believed today. He then ran the National Endowment for the Arts for a decade making top priority pro- Cuba, anti- McCarthy and Reich projects for funding. For decades people have claimed that nazis were right wing. What THE MASS PSYCHOLOGY does is show there is no difference between international and national socialism. That message, got this book banned.

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