Italian Fascism: Economic Success or Social Failure

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Italian Fascism: Economic Success or Social Failure Italian Fascism: Economic Success or Social Failure Benito Mussolini’s development of the National Fascist Party in 1919 (H, 2010) provided great hope for a suffering nation of Italian people. Although Fascism grew quickly with an optimism of ending great economic and social turmoil, Mussolini’s Fascist ideologies eventually lead to an isolated nation. By further exploring the history of Benito Mussolini and his radical Fascist ideologies, it is easy to comprehend the attraction of such a concept, especially during times of immense suffrage. One factor not taken into consideration is an inherent fundamental human principle; a person’s aspiration for individual freedom and…show more content…
This belief attempts to have the individual understand that as a group they are more stalwart than that of an individual person. The philosophy may ring true when one takes into account the individuals rights of self. But, as history has shown, Mussolini’s ideal of Fascism relates, that a state cannot be ruled by the consultation of a majority of individuals as there is a basic inequality amongst mankind. (Mussolini, 1932) In contrast, the Fascist State is the majority, believing that they alone retain the best interests of their nation’s success and prosperity. The dogmas represented within the Fascist convictions are essentially erroneous! Without the say so of the people, a government has a totalitarian reign over the people. It goes back to the concept that as human’s we desire the right for self fulfillment and self rule. When an individual is not allowed to contribute to the determinations within their own government they become estranged and less willing to fight for the ideals being enforced upon them. In combination with their international
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