The Fascism In Us All

He is nothing less than a traitor, a monster

In the age of sovereign rule any crime committed was considered a crime directly against the king. As Foucault writes in his 1975 book Discipline and Punish, the crime was in effect a declaration of war against the sovereign, and the criminal, now an enemy combatant, must therefor be retaliated against in kind. This retribution often took the form of pu…

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