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totalitarianism

The modern political lie and the political lie

ESSAY: How can it be that some politicians can lie as much as they want, like President Trump, and at the same time be perceived as truthful by their voters? We look at how the philosopher Hannah Arendt defined the difference between the traditional and the modern lie, as the difference between hiding and destroying. And how the truth can be faked because one can finger reality.

Lying and truthfulness

NEWSPAPER'S MANAGER IN JUNE ABOUT HANNAH ARENDT:

A counterbalance to today's cruel lack of solidarity

Franco «Bifo» Berardi: The Second Coming

Totalitarianism?: The anarcho-communist critic Franco Berardi believes we have overestimated reason and intelligence as a world-changing force.

Insights into a totalitarian dictatorship 

Terje Albregtsen: The fascist state of North Korea – an unusual travelogue

: What kind of country is North Korea really, and what do we really know about the North Koreans? 

The emergence of totalitarianism

Ada Ushpiz .: Hannah Arendt – Vita Activa

: New forms of totalitarianism are very relevant at the moment, and thus the philosopher Hannah Arendt.