Russell Brand writes like a pre-pubescent who can pretend the 20th century never happened

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Here are two quotes. The first is from the Fascist Decalogue, written by Benito Mussolini in 1938. The second is from an article,“We no longer have the luxury of tradition”, written by Russell Brand in 2013.

“Service can be rendered at all times, in all places, and by every means. It can be paid with toil and also with blood,” said the one.

“Revolt in whatever way we want, with the spontaneity of the London rioters, with the certainty and willingness to die of religious fundamentalists or with the twinkling mischief of the trickster,” said the other.

Only the contemporary references to suicidal murderers and rioting Londoners reveal that the second call to violence came from the comedian/actor and the first from the dictator.

Carry on reading

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