The Extreme and Deadly Risks We Face Are Many, and of Our Own Making

“The ideal subject of totalitarian rule is not the convinced Nazi or the dedicated communist, but people for whom the distinction between fact and fiction, true and false, no longer exists.” ~ Hannah Arendt (1951) “The Origins of Totalitarianism” It is never enough to place all blame on the ruling class, regardless of the evil present, unless one is innocent, enlightened, and powerless to protect and stand up for self and truth. So long as the common man bows to power because he assumes that it may be of some good use, he has acquiesced his soul for an unsustainable … Continue reading The Extreme and Deadly Risks We Face Are Many, and of Our Own Making