Was Francis Fukuyama the First Man to See Trump Coming?

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Once, on Facebook I wrote:

If the last men went this way, they would become bored by what Fukuyama called “masterless slavery – the life of rational consumption”. The spread of egalitarian values that went along with secular democratic politics would open up spaces of severe resentment – especially, we might now postulate, among those who had lost their traditional places at the top of social hierarchies, and felt cheated of the recognition that they believed they were owed.

Fukuyama did a lovely synthesis of Hegel and Nietzsche and predicted many elements of 2016. A solid read: