The Cosmic Right: on right-wing spirituality

Attendees at a far-right ‘Campo Hobbit’ in Italy in the early 1980s
Plato’s Republic criticizes mass liberal democracy, and the figure of Socrates suggests a more ideal society would be ruled by philosopher-kings
In India, Hindus gather for a rally calling for the replacement of a Muslim temple with a Hindu one.

Author of Philosophy for Life and other books. Honorary fellow, Centre for the History of the Emotions. www.philosophyforlife.org.

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