The Optimistic Curmudgeon

Daniel Garner: Totalitarian Regimes, the West, and Hannah Arendt (2×4)

March 2, 2022

Daniel Garner joins Josh to discuss Hannah Arendt's On The Origins of Totalitarianism. Recorded well before Russia's invasion of the Ukraine, this episode covers the nature of totalitarian government, Arendt's description of anti-semitism in European culture, and the responsibility Western governments have for encouraging self-governing citizens and resisting the temptation towards totalitarian action. 

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