President Donald Trump speaks at a rally in Louisville, Kentucky, March 20, 2017. (Photo: Al Drago / The New York Times)
Monday, May 29, 2017… 76 more words
After listening to an episode of the On Being podcast, titled Thinking and Friendship in Dark Times, I took up the invitation to remember the impact on my own thought of Hannah Arendt. 1,182 more words
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While in the abstract, Arendt concedes that the use of force by state actors against its own citizens, such as in Ferguson, MO, demonstrates the collapse of legitimacy, she never addresses the interlocking systems of violence, coercion, and dehumanization that produce a constant state of fear and anger among target populations.