A Conversation for The Great Romantic Myth and the Evils of 'the One'

Fear of the soviet union and islam?

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" Plato first postulated the Beautiful Lie, as a method of controlling the population at large. In our own times the Neo-Conservatives have used it to promote fear of the Soviet Union and of Islam."
Can you clarify or back this statement up please. It seems rather random.

Fear of the soviet union and islam?

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Mrs Zen

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It is not relevant to the entry, but it does serve to make Plato's concept real today.


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