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Yes, America Is Descending Into Totalitarianism

Photo of Hannah Arendt in 1975

(Given recent news in the USA I thought it valuable to reprint this post from 4 years ago.)

In an ever-changing, incomprehensible world the masses had reached the point where they would, at the same time, believe everything and nothing, think that everything was possible and that nothing was true … Mass propaganda discovered that its audience was ready at all times to believe the worst, no matter how absurd, and did not particularly object to being deceived because it held every statement to be a lie … “

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