Ideas of Hannah Arendt, by Theme

[German, 1906 - 1975, Born in Hanover, Germany. A pupil of Heidegger. Refugee, who taught at New York University.]

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24. Political Theory / C. Ruling a State / 2. Leaders / c. Despotism
The ideal subject for dictators is not a fanatic, but someone who can't distinguish true from false [Oksala]
Modern totalitarianism results from lack of social ties or shared goals [Oksala]