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Totalitarian subject

The ideal subject of totalitarian rule is not the convinced Nazi or the dedicated communist, but people for whom the distinction between fact and fiction, true and false, no longer exists. — Hannah Arendt             … Continue reading

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Democracy

One of the really big problems of democracy is that, quite often, someone you disagree with wins. Trump won the American Presidency in 2016 and so on. That means that those that “lost” have to deal with this but there … Continue reading

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Persistence through Revolutions

In Mao’s China, the former landlords and rich peasants were stripped of their possessions and their children were barred from going to university. So the descendants of these people could not inherit any wealth from them, nor could they gain … Continue reading

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