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Totalitarianism and Its Roots in Hate and Fear

In Hannah Arendt’s "Origins of Totalitarianism," she looks at the rise of totalitarianism and its effects on humanity. In our contemporary discourse, we have returned to her analysis as we see the darkness of authoritarianism rise. She argues that the root of totalitarianism is hatred and fear, as it seeks to eliminate the other to maintain total control.

Hate: Costs and Benefits

In my last post, I introduced an exploration of hate as an idea. We sometimes think of hate as this emotional force that overcomes us. As if we are walking down the street minding our own business, listening to Taylor Swift singing "haters gonna to hate, hate, hate, hate, hate," and like a vampire, coming upon us with a greeting of “good evening,” before launching onto our neck and sucking out our life and turning us into a creature of the night.

Writing about hate is heavy, but enlightening

The recent mass shooting in Las Vegas — the deadliest in United States history — shed light on a sad but true reality: Hate is all around us. It is inescapable.

Unlearning hate

These mechanisms for learning help us build a coherent narrative about the world and ourselves. But they are also the neurological foundations for hate.

Ask An Evangelical: Where does hate come from?

We hate because it's easier than admitting anything else.

How One Major Internet Company Helps Serve Up Hate on the Web

The operations of such extreme sites are made possible, in part, by an otherwise very mainstream internet company — Cloudflare.

Save Civilization: Love Your Enemies

Concerning Jesus command to ‘Love Your Enemies’, King says, “Far from being the pious injunction of a utopian dreamer, this command is an absolute necessity for the survival of our civilization.” Never more true than now!

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