View Full Version : Trumps plan may be to exhaust the nation in to totalitarianism.

Ted Hoppe
01-23-2017, 04:25 PM
philosopher and political theorist Hannah Arendt, who reported for The New Yorker on the war crimes trial of the Nazi Adolf Eichmann. From Hannah Arendt's "The Origins of Totalitarianism" How propaganda uses lies to manipulate, gaslight and foster cynicism:

01-23-2017, 04:25 PM
Worked before..........

01-23-2017, 04:36 PM
True and it seems to be the current strategy.

01-23-2017, 04:37 PM
No ,the plan is to change the curtains and tablecloths.

01-23-2017, 04:51 PM
Curtains have already been done....................

Nicholas Scheuer
01-23-2017, 06:22 PM
Of course; been saying substantially the same for a year. What do you think Trump means when he says "he will give power back to the people", instead of leaving "power" in the hands of his Repug majority in Washington? He'll replace his Repug majority in Congress with Tweets and Exec Orders, so it's just him and his dumb-ass constituents..

Osborne Russell
01-23-2017, 09:46 PM
Very pertinent quote. It's a cognitive phenomenon. Psychology, not philosophy. They're mental.