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    French writer Milan Kundera mentioned in his work The Book of Laughter and Forgetting “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.” We have heard about totalitarian systems before, although it is often confused with fascism. Totalitarianisms is the ideology that everyone in an existing society will be the same and treated equally under

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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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    China Totalitarianism

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    A defining feature in totalitarianism that has been presented in the ideal type is the concept of a terror apparatus, and, despite the worst period of terror occurring under the control of Chairman Mao, present day China still has many aspects of terror in society. Perhaps one of the most prominent aspects of such terror tactics is their human rights abuses. This has made China a topic of criticism across the Western world. Human rights abuses are an aspect of authoritarianism as well, but the Chinese

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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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    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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    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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    1984 Totalitarianism

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    in Spain,he saw firsthand the atrocities committed by fascist regimes. The rise to power of Adolf Hitler in Germany and Joseph Stalin in Russia only added fuel to Orwell's hatred of totalitarianism. Orwell poured his energy into writing such novels as 1984.This novel was a warning of what could happen if totalitarianism when unopposed. In 1984,we follow a man named Winston Smith. Winston is a low ranking member of the ruling party in London. Everywhere he goes,he is watched by the leader of the party

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    Totalitarianism In 1984

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    population. The ruler will not only take control over all individuals who are inferior, but will also change the past history of society and force the individuals to accept the alterations. This idea of having one power reigning supreme, also known as totalitarianism, is presented through the depiction of characters within the text, as well as through the distinct conflict and setting. The use of these literary elements alongside the diction Orwell implements helps to warn the audience of the dystopian society

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    Conflict between Freedom and Totalitarianism in 1984 In George Orwell’s novel 1984, many contradictory themes are touched upon. However, the central conflict of the plot lies in the fight between freedom and totalitarianism and whether the two can coexist in a functional society. Perhaps, in a perfect world they would be able to; but, Orwell presents many examples demonstrating how, realistically, it would be impossible. The word “totalitario” was first coined by Dictator Benito Mussolini in the

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