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    The book 1984, written by George Orwell, focuses on a man named Winston Smith. Winston lives in a society where citizens are taught to hate each other and children are told to betray their parents. Fear is a part of every person’s daily lives and as if that was not enough, citizens are kept busy for the entire day so that thoughts of rebellion or things other than their leader “Big Brother” are kept at bay. If a person is to go against the rules set forth by “Big Brother” and his party then torture

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    Milan Kundera said, “Totalitarianism is not only hell, but all the dream of paradise-- the age-old dream of a world where everybody would live in harmony, united by a single common will and faith, without secrets from one another.” In the book 1984, George Orwell tells the story of how it would be to live in a totalitarianistic society. At totalitarianism society is a central government that does not let people voice their opinion. You could describe it as a dictatorship, where one person is in charge

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    upon terror and ideological fiction. Therefore, this was also a time in which political philosophers such as Hannah Arendt, the author of the standard work on totalitarianism, “Origins of Totalitarianism”, could thrive. When looking at totalitarianism as a political philosophy, two initial questions have to be dealt with: what is totalitarianism and what kind of effect it had on countries ruled by totalitarian regimes. The reasons for its occurrence have briefly been mentioned above, although there

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    During the time between World War I and World War II countries pursued security through totalitarianism. Totalitarianism began with conservative authoritarian governments. These governments were antidemocratic, they prevented any type of major change, they relied on larger entities like police and armies to control the people, and all liberal and democratic mindsets were diminished. But, conservative authoritarian governments could not control every aspect of peoples’ lives due t the lack of communication

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    2. Totalitarianism Case study: Stalinist Russia pg#874-879 Stalin, Lenin’s successor, dramatically transformed the government of the Soviet Union. Stalin was determined that the Soviet Union should find its place both politically and economically among the most powerful of nations in the world. Stalin worked to establish total control of all aspects of life in the Soviet Union. He controlled the government, the economy and many aspects of citizens’ private lives. I. A Government of Total Control

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    totalitarian governments in Spain, the former Soviet Union, and Nazi Germany gave way to the Spanish Civil War and eventually to World War II. These events, among others, led Orwell to form his own beliefs and political opinions on socialism and totalitarianism, which would one day, become his literary works. Orwell was born to an English family in Motihari, India in 1903. After going to boarding school, preparatory school, and then, finally secondary school at the prestigious Eton, he decided to join

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    elite, who trampled on the members of the lower classes. Democracy placed power in the hands of the majority, who could do what they wished to any minority” (Ghate). Out of all of these atrocities the worse and most dehumanizing is totalitarianism. Under totalitarianism every citizen is governed down to smallest detail. Citizens are to work for the state, by the state, and with the state. This form of government consists of a single all-powerful ruler who dictates everything under his reign. Citizens

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    While government as an institution can be used for benevolent purposes, George Orwell’s novel 1984 contends that when taken to an excess in the form of totalitarianism, government becomes dangerously self-serving. It is clear that the government of Oceania in 1984 is self-serving, existing not to benefit its citizens or the elite Party members, but existing purely to exist and grow. Perhaps the most clear indication of this was O’Brien explaining the Party’s motives while torturing Winston. O’Brien

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    the democratizing of knowledge and information. Watters tells the story of drug company GlaxoSmithKline and their use of "imperialism" to influence the information presented to the Japanese market about drugs while Wu tells the story of the "totalitarianism" that the technology company Apple uses to influence knowledge. In both essays big companies limit the expansion of information and knowledge for a monetary gain and both companies defend their actions by stating its for the good of the consumer

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    Totalitarianism: Totalitarianism is a concept used by some political scientists in which the state holds total authority over the society and seeks to control all aspects of public and private life wherever possible. 1984 totalitarian government • There is a loss of privacy as individuals are watched even in their homes. Telescreen are act of control and spreading propaganda • Telescreen -monitors everyone's action and speech, completely controlling every aspect of human existence. • certain program

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