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Einar Øverenget

Øverenget is professor of philosophy at Høgskolen i Inlandet. He is also an active social debater and a widely used speaker.

Hannah Arendt and the totalitarian

Social Media: While the public is a place where free individuals have the right, and perhaps also the duty, to participate in a free exchange of opinions, the social is more about herd and control. Are we now faced with a social control that does not invite disagreement and diversity, but only obedience or exclusion? The rise of the social can threaten both freedom and individuality. MODERN TIMES prints here an extract from Einar Øverenget's new book, Intoleransens intog.