A humanitarian fascist is someone who uses humanitarian grounds to justify ultra conservative or right wing views. Note- this is particularly present in cases of sexism and racism.

Example: View- persons of different races should not be allowed to intermarry because neither race will accept the children.

This sounds humanitarian because people who have expressed the above view are genuinely thinking about the welfare of the children. However, this is just a shield for their own racist views. Wouldn’t it be better if all races simply stop punishing children for the perceived sins of their parents and accept them for who they are?

Just a thought.

If you want examples of humanitarian sexism, then stay tuned for my post next week.