We’re all kinda getting the Ur-Fascism essay wrong. A look at the book and movie that made Umberto Eco famous might be illuminating. Chapters:
03:10 Il Nome Della Rosa
19:51 Semiotics, or, Can’t You Read The Signs?
34:07 A Rose Is A Rose Is A Rose Is A Rose Is A Rose Is
Also Ko-Fi is A Thing That Exists: https://ko-fi.com/kylekallgren