Considering current events in light of Arendt
|I have never read the work of Hannah Arendt, but this article at The Picket Line makes me want to. |
Quoting the article quoting Arendt:
She was a refugee from, and a student of, a time and place in which:
Quoting from later in the article, as the author reflects on the implications of Arendt:
This love of truth and this need to live in harmony with yourself also seem so rare to me that the question of how to encourage them seems no easier than the question we started with — how to discourage people from participating in bureaucratic massacre and the like. How do you encourage people to love truth or to strive for integrity?