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    Totalitarianism Totalitarianism is a political system where the state holds total authority over the society and seeks to control all aspects of public and private life wherever necessary. [1] From German American political theorist Hannah Arendt’s idea‚ we can postulates six central components of a totalitarian state[2]: 1.      An official ideology directed towards a historical goal which is instilled into the entire population. Such as the fascism and anti-Semitism in Germany in the Second

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    Totalitarianism is a political system in which the state holds total authority over the society and seeks to control all aspects of public and private life whenever necessary. Total domination‚ which strives to organize the infinite plurality and differentiation of human beings as is all of humanity were just one individual [Arendt pg 282]. The concept of totalitarianism was first developed by Italian fascists and became popular during the world war and cold war period. Most prominent regimes of

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    George Orwell -1948: The Theory of Totalitarianism 1984‚ written by George Orwell in 1948‚ is the story of a man’s struggle against a totalitarian government that absolutely controls the ideas and thoughts of people .Throughout his novel 1948‚ He specifically focuses on the role and implementation of power in a totalitarian government and how every person tries to control their own life in their own unique way. He also points out the corrupted nature of the human kind and the terrible acts being

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    politics recognize the two theories focused on the totalitarian model. Basically‚ there are two totalitarian models- “an operational one that tried to describe the existing Soviet society and a developmental one that focused on the origins of totalitarianism and on the responsibility of Marxism-Leninsism for Stalinism.”1 According to Marxist theory‚ only through a modern industrialized economy could a true proletariat class be developed‚ as Marx makes no mention of a peasant class. Marxist theory

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    the Ancient Greek philosopher was the root cause of totalitarianism in the west. It can’t be denied that there are similarities between Plato’s ideas in Republic and the Communist‚ Fascist and Nazi regimes we saw for much of the early 20th century. But what we see in Republic is Plato describing a very theoretical ideal state with very little interest in the physical implementation of this‚ so was Plato just a Utopian thinker where totalitarianism is a by product or was he a true totalitarian? Before

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    The Daunting Effects of Totalitarianism In the novel 1984‚ George Orwell utilizes diction and figurative language to portray how a totalitarian government dehumanizes the lives of its people and obliterate their thought. In the beginning of the novel‚ Winston helps the reader visualize an important Newspeak worker at the Fiction Department with “two blank discs instead of eyes” (53). The usage of “two blank discs” is to describe the person’s eyes as a bleak image of thoughtlessness. Instead of

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    George Orwell was a novelist who opposed communism through his writing‚ as can be shown by his most famous works‚ Animal Farm and 1984. The former reflects the developments in the Soviet Union after the Russian Revolution‚ whereas the latter depicts life under totalitarian rule. Having witnessed firsthand the horrific lengths to which totalitarian governments in Spain and Russia would go in order to sustain and increase their power‚ Orwell wrote 1984 to alert Western nations about the approaching

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    Ashley Austin WHO 2001 4 November 2012 The Origins of Totalitarianism Book Report Quotes Note to TA: I downloaded the book onto my iPad and got the digital copy‚ so the page numbers might possibly be different from that of the paperback. ​“Totalitarian movements are mass organizations of atomized‚ isolated individuals.” (Chapter 10‚ page 547) ​“It was recognized early and has frequently been asserted that in totalitarian countries propaganda and terror present two sides of the same coin

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    Jon Smith Rise and Fall of Nazi Germany final paper I pledge to have neither given nor received any unauthorized aid on this assignment. A Totalitarian regime uses terror not only as an instrument to suppress opposition‚ but once free of opposition‚ terror is employed to ensure the movement of the regime. As Hannah Arendt contends‚ "if lawfulness is the essence of non-tyrannical government‚ and lawlessness is the essence of tyranny‚ then terror is the essence of totalitarian domination."(p

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    Hannah Arendt’s Theory of Totalitarianism: Hannah Arendt is widely regarded as one of the most important‚ unique and influential thinkers of political philosophy in the Twentieth century. Arendt was greatly influenced by her mentor and one time lover‚ Martin Heidegger‚ whose phenomenological method would help to greatly shape and frame Arendt’s own thinking. Like Heidegger‚ Arendt was sceptical of the metaphysical tradition which tended towards abstract conceptual reasoning; ultimately at odds

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