Totalitarianism as a novel form of “government”

The last chapter of Hannah Arendt’s The Origins of Totalitarianism raises a disturbing possibility

Which one is the totalitarian leader? Image from opendemocracy.net.

“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)

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Philosophy as a Way of Life

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by Massimo Pigliucci. Practical philosophy, science, pseudoscience & good reasoning. Complete index of articles at https://massimopigliucci.org/essays/