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Totalitarianism: Part Three of The Origins of Totalitarianism

Key insights from Hannah Arendt's

Totalitarianism: Part Three of The Origins of Totalitarianism


Key insights from Hannah Arendt's

Totalitarianism: Part Three of The Origins of Totalitarianism

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The emotional and political realities that lead to totalitarian oppression.

<p>In this Snapshot, you’ll learn about the political, social, and emotional factors that give rise to totalitarianism and observe those elements at play within the rise of the Third Reich. You’ll also explore why totalitarian oppression is different from other forms of tyranny, how totalitarianism functions, and how propaganda functions within mass consciousness and shapes totalitarian government structure. </p><br>

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  • Want to read a political analysis of the Third Reich
  • Want an introduction to the field of political philosophy
  • Are curious about the realities that lay the groundwork for oppression
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Introduction

Since the horrors of the Third Reich became public many decades ago, citizens and theorists alike have struggled to understand how Germany could have embraced the horrors of Nazi ideology and activity. An examination of Nazi Germany reveals the cultural and historical influences that catalyzed the emergence of the Third Reich’s murderous politics. In analyzing the political, social, and cultural dimensions of this moral failing, the global community can recognize totalitarianism’s warning signs and work to embrace a better future.

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