From Bertrand Russell to Oswald Mosley

It is always difficult to decide on how to respond to people whose ethos is so alien and, in fact, repellent to one’s own. It is not that I take exception to the general points made by you but that every ounce of my energy has been devoted to an active opposition to cruel bigotry, compulsive violence, and the sadistic persecution which has characterised the philosophy and practice of fascism.

The whole letter - with the context can be read over on Maria Popova's excellent site 'Brain Pickings'.

In case you are wondering who Oswald Mosley is ... think Trump, in the 30s, in the UK, but actually elected.

History continue to repeat itself. Oh wait - that's right nobody is actually standing up to Trump!