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The Atlantic
The People Who Collect Strangers' Memoriesseeing swastikas where there are none. For him, the photographs serve to demyst
The People Who Collect Strangers' Memories
The Atlantic / Posted 3 days ago
seeing swastikas where there are none. For him, the photographs serve to demystify Nazism by demonstrating what Hannah Arendt called “the banality of evil.” Lenchner picked up a snapshot from the table. There were four seemingly dead... Read more
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Op-Ed News
America At War With Itself: The Sandstormdead relics from a bygone era rather than as part of a historical narrative wit
America At War With Itself: The Sandstorm
Op-Ed News / Posted 5 days ago
dead relics from a bygone era rather than as part of a historical narrative with living legacies at play in the present. Hannah Arendt and Sheldon Wolin, the great theorists of totalitarianism, believed that the fluctuating elements of fascism... Read more
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Hamilton News
America at war with itselfunchecked competition, hypermasculinity, and the notion that violence is the pr
America at war with itself
Hamilton News / Posted 7 days ago
unchecked competition, hypermasculinity, and the notion that violence is the primary organizing principle of society. As Hannah Arendt has observed, war culture is part of a species of thoughtlessness that legitimates desires, values, and... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
The Problem with Plebiscites: The Limits of Democracy and the Nature of Representation – Blog – ABC Religion & Ethicsresponsibility is devolved onto the people themselves. This is why Jean-Jacques
The Problem with Plebiscites: The Limits of Democracy and the Nature of Representation – Blog – ABC Religion & Ethics
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 11 days ago
responsibility is devolved onto the people themselves. This is why Jean-Jacques Rousseau, John Stuart Mill, right down to Hannah Arendt recognised that direct democracy places onerous moral obligation onto citizens to cultivate civic virtue and... Read more
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Boston Globe
Music, politics, and much moreas their world, families, and culture disintegrate around them. At the Harvard
Music, politics, and much more
Boston Globe / Posted 21 days ago
as their world, families, and culture disintegrate around them. At the Harvard Film Archive. VIVA ACTIVA: THE SPIRIT OF HANNAH ARENDT Ada Ushpiz’s documentary looks at the German-Jewish philosopher, her affair with philosopher and Nazi... Read more
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Zero Hedge
America The Illiterateentertain. Cultural products that force us to examine ourselves and our society
America The Illiterate
Zero Hedge / Posted 22 days ago
entertain. Cultural products that force us to examine ourselves and our society are condemned as elitist and impenetrable. Hannah Arendt warned that the marketization of culture leads to its degradation, that this marketization creates a new... Read more
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Op-Ed News
The Intellectuals We Abandonof our cultural illiteracy we are easily manipulated and controlled. The great
The Intellectuals We Abandon
Op-Ed News / Posted 25 days ago
of our cultural illiteracy we are easily manipulated and controlled. The great writers -- Marcel Proust, Anton Chekhov, Hannah Arendt, Simone Weil, Max Weber, Samuel Beckett, George Orwell, W.E.B. Du Bois, James Baldwin and others -- knew that... Read more
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The New Statesman
Checkmate for a broken republic: on Benjamin and Brechtgenius of Brecht” as “curious beyond measure”, while the journalist Günther And
Checkmate for a broken republic: on Benjamin and Brecht
The New Statesman / Posted 1 months ago
genius of Brecht” as “curious beyond measure”, while the journalist Günther Anders, who at one point was married to Hannah Arendt, noted the great differences “in style and social background”. The philosopher and historian Gershom Scholem, a... Read more
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The Hindu
Sartre and de Beauvoir's initiation into existentialismback to memory the 1930s on the Left Bank of Paris, where in the vicinity of th
Sartre and de Beauvoir's initiation into existentialism
The Hindu / Posted 1 months ago
back to memory the 1930s on the Left Bank of Paris, where in the vicinity of the Saint-Germain-Prés Church, Albert Camus, Hannah Arendt, Iris Murdoch and Emmanuel Levinas mingled socially and intellectually. The Café Philo in New York is evocative... Read more
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Op-Ed News
The Banality of Evil and the Ivory-Tower Masterminds of the 1953 coup d'etat in Iranhis crimes under circumstances that make it well-nigh impossible for him to kno
The Banality of Evil and the Ivory-Tower Masterminds of the 1953 coup d'etat in Iran
Op-Ed News / Posted 1 months ago
his crimes under circumstances that make it well-nigh impossible for him to know or to feel that he is doing wrong ~ Hannah Arendt, Eichmann in Jerusalem: A Report on the Banality of Evil, New York, 1963: 253. August 19th 2016 marked the... Read more

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