ITALY: Bismarck v. Vegetables

What is Benito Mussolini today? He has been a Socialist, atheist, terrorist— but may he not have changed? Last week, in an amazing contribution to the Enddopedia Italiana, Signor Mussolini tried to define the "Political and Social Doctrine of Fascism." succeeded in defining himself, exposing some of his innermost mental processes. Excerpts: Peace. "Above all," wrote 77 Duce, "Fascism does not believe in the possibility or advisability of perpetual peace. It therefore rejects pacifism. . . . Only war leads to the maximum tension of all human energies and sets the...

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