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What We Used to Believe About Torture

I was a little boy in the 1960’s, so I didn’t really have any experience with real Nazis. My impression of what a Nazi was came from Hollywood, as I’m sure most of my contemporaries’ did.   395 more words

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Gunnar Gunnarsson and the Minotaur: Gunnar's Faith, Part 2

Today, I’d like to welcome Friederich Dürrenmatt (1921-1990), Swiss playwright and crime novelist, especially the former. He and Gunnar should have been friends. They were both energetic writers, both pioneers of criminal novels, and actively wrestled over a long period with ideas of ethics, morality, judgement and faith. 754 more words

Gunnar Gunnarsson

How, according to O'Brien, does the The Party as an oligarchy differ from Nazism or Russian Communism? How does he define the role of the martyr, both in terms of The Party and the other totalitarian systems?

O’Brien have a different way of thinking within the difference between the oligarchy from Nazism or Russian Communism. The party does not tolerate the idea of having different beliefs from others. 186 more words

Ph.D.’s and other False Gods

We continue with the  the article explanations of Dennis Prager‘s series on the Ten Commandments. The videos for each Commandment have already been posted here and to view them one needs only to scroll down the list of articles. 940 more words

#15 Ingsoc Oligarchy vs. Nazism & Russian Communism

The first thing for you to understand is that O’Brien says to Winston that the Party is different from all the other oligarchies of the past, that this time they know what they are doing. 192 more words

As amazing entertainment as The Lord of the Rings is, it will lead us astray if we take it literally. First, people will rarely do ‘evil’ knowingly.

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