Edit: my best friend brought it to my attention that I didn’t introduce this article very clearly and that I need to explain what was the goal. Sometimes an article is hard to start off and I find myself just throwing myself at it (and start writing). While the goal of the article may be clear to me, it may not be to the average reader that visits this site.
This blog is about 3 main things, learning new things, gaming and photography. In terms of learning new things, it will come in many forms such as step-by-step instructions, or daily news and their importance, or in this case, learning new vocabulary so we are better armed for the future.
Note: I couldn’t really think of a good banner photo, and I understand the meaning of an upside down flag. I didn’t want to have Nazi-symbols, or some dictator picture as the banner as I felt that was inappropriate. I felt the flag would be a better representation as it was happening to America, people felt the country was in ‘distress’ and what happened included protests.
This could have been an easy slam dunk, instead it was just a disaster. Never surprising with this dictat-administration.
“But, even amid all of that chaos and controversy, what Trump said — and didn’t say — on Saturday in the wake of the violent protests by white supremacists in Charlottesville, Virginia, marks the nadir of his presidency to date.”
Nadir (in this context)
– the lowest point in the fortunes of a person or organization
– can also be used in medical terms in oncology (branch of medicine dealing with prevention, diagnosis and treatment of cancer) to represent the lowest level of a blood cell count when a patient is undergoing chemotherapy
– in geometry, it refers to the downward-facing view of an orbiting satellite
– in astronomy, it is used to represent the lowest point reached by a celestial body during it’s orbit around a given point
“Alt-right? Don’t be afraid to call them fascists”
– a form of government with a one-party dictatorship that is radical, authoritarian and nationalistic
– focuses on dictatorial power (unlimited power), forcible suppression of opposition (violence against minorities, or anyone that disagrees), and control of industry and commerce (“loss of jobs” from immigrants)
– as my best friend states, there is no good form of fascism, but there is a term called Benevolent Dictatorship that is worth learning about
“Fascist as a pejorative“
– an adjective to express contempt or disapproval
– synonym: disparaging, derogatory, defamatory, abusive, insulting