Where did National Socialist ideology go after the Russians stormed the bunker in Berlin and the Austrian mustachioed maestro of mayhem was no more? Did it just disappear into the crisp Nordic air? Did it also die in that grotty bunker? How was it that, after the war, so few people in Europe had ever been Nazis at all?
Nazi ideology didn’t disappear after the war; it mutated. Ever since the French Revolution at least, strains of the socialist virus have been mutating and evolving to keep one step ahead of our civilisational antibodies. The utopian ideology of collectivist equality has wreaked unfathomable destruction since its replacement of Christianity and other metaphysical faiths as it spread throughout the world in the modern period.… Read the rest