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Ferdinand Augello Objective Enemy

June 6, 2018

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Ferdinand Augello Objective Enemy

An “objective enemy” is what totalitarian states, like Hitler’s Reich, Stalin’s Soviet Union, Mao’s China or New Jersey invent after they run short of real enemies like counter revolutionaries or Islamic terrorists. Hannah Arendt, the American philosopher and political theorist who invented the term, thought objective enemies didn’t have to actually be suspected of a […]

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