Wednesday, February 19, 2014

100 Words a Day 552

“And so it ultimately came to pass, fascists came in the guise of antifascists and created a totalitarian state that was as invasive as any dystopian fiction. Curiously, it was the country’s own ideological preoccupation with equality that allowed their new masters to come to power, rod in one hand and the banner of egalitarianism in the other.”

“The other half of the island, seeing the plight of their neighbors, opted for less government. Rapid acquisition of things like utilities occurred, and as more of their necessities came under the purview of increasingly large corporations, they too found themselves enslaved.”

1 comment:

  1. "fascist came in the guise of antifascists" seems like it should either be "fascism" or "fascists" that came.