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Matthias Wasser
the intersection of three or four stereotypes
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Aristotle, Aquinas, and Adam Smith are all great, but grouping them all (but not, say, Avicenna) under the heading of "Western Civilization" is only tenable under racism or mereological universalism.

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What I've been reading this week (or pretending to.)

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On method, language, the two waves of interwar rightist regime formation, and how some of the distinctive features of the Italian case make it seem as if fascism is less "classically" rightist than it actually is.

(Short answer to the title: yes, but no more so than other cases.)

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actually virtue signaling is real, and cool, and our friend
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