libertyarmed (libertyarmed) wrote,
libertyarmed
libertyarmed

the last breath of a vaporizing reality



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…the great evils in history generally … were not executed by fanatics or sociopaths but rather by ordinary people who accepted the premises of their state and therefore participated with the view that their actions were normal.

~summary of Arendt's thesis on the banality of evil
Tags: arendt, banality of evil, bureaucracy, evil, nietzsche, standford prison experiment
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