Totalitarianism as a novel form of “government”

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by Massimo Pigliucci “Totalitarianism differs essentially from other forms of political oppression known to us such as despotism, tyranny, and dictatorship.” (H. Arendt, The Origins of Totalitarianism, ch. 13) With a small group of friends I run an informal book club that uses the Signal chat platform. For the past several months we’ve been reading […]

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