Is totalitarianism good?
no, it basically means that the government would control both your public and personal life
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Totalitarianism: A single, dominant governing elite of all organized political, economic, social and cultural activities in a country by means of a single-party monopoly of power, including police repression, rigorous censorship of the mass media, centralized state planning and administration of th…e economy, and pervasive propaganda to inculcate the principles of the obligatory official ideology. The term is commonly applied both to fascist regimes and communist regimes, and occasionally by extension to other exotic cultsi. (MORE)
Answer . A state in which the government controls every aspect of public and private life.; Existed in Germany, Italy, and the Soviet Union. A totalitarian state is one in which all systems of government are controlled by a central power. A dictorship and a party will control the law cou…rts, the police, the media and the government. All freedoms wil be denied. In essence, totalitarianism means total control of a people by one individual and the government it has created. (MORE)
1 of the defitions of totalitarian is: of or pertaining to a centralized government that does not tolerate parties of differing opinion and that exercises dictatorial control over many aspects of life. Another defition is relating to a system of government that is centralized and dictatorial and …requires complete subservience to the state. This mean that the government is in complete control of the country. (MORE)
Answer 1 Totalitarianism is a term employed by some political scientists,especially those in the field of comparative politics, to describemodern regimes in which the state regulates nearly every aspect ofpublic and private behavior. The most influential scholars of totalitarianism, such as KarlPo…pper, Hannah Arendt, Carl Friedrich, Zbigniew Brzezinski, andJuan Linz have each described totalitarianism in a slightlydifferent way. Common to all definitions is the attempt to mobilizeentire populations in support of the official state ideology, andthe intolerance of activities which are not directed towards thegoals of the state, entailing repression or state control ofbusiness, labor unions, churches or political parties. Totalitarianregimes or movements maintain themselves in political power bymeans of secret police, propaganda disseminated through thestate-controlled mass media, personality cult, regulation andrestriction of free discussion and criticism, single-party state,the use of mass surveillance, and widespread use of terror tactics. Critics of the concept say that the term lacks explanatory power.They argue that governments which may be classified as totalitarianoften lack characteristics said to be associated with the term.They may not be as monolithic as they appear from the outside, ifthey incorporate several groups, such as the army, politicalleaders, industrialists, which compete for power and influence. Inthis sense, these regimes may exhibit pluralism through theinvolvement of several groups in the political process. Answer 2 Generally speaking, a totalitarian government is one that has totalpower over its citizens. Such a regime can have several names,ranging from fascism, to an absolute monarchy, an oligarchy or acommunist dictatorship. These terms do not always fit each case, but are representative oftotalitarianism. Other characteristics of a totalitarian regime are one party rule,the denial of free speech, persecution of any groups attempting tobring about some freedoms, and general cruelty and disregard ofhuman rights. Answer 3 The state controls all aspects of society. (MORE)
It is a system of governance in which just one political party is allowed, and that one party totally controls the lives of its citizens. Dissent is not allowed, and protest is severely punished. Some examples of totalitarian rule are Stalinism, Eastern European Socialism (which was the prevailing s…ystem in Poland, Hungary, Bulgaria, Romania, Yugoslavia and Communism in the the Soviet Union until 1989), and of course, Nazism under Adolph Hitler. There are also modern rules who have ruled in a totalitarian style-- such rulers are usually autocratic dictators like Cambodia's Pol Pot or Iraq's Saddam Hussein. China, North Korea and Cuba are also totalitarian states -at present. one political group having complete control of the government (MORE)
Italy was the country where totalitarianism started. The fascistcountry brought this new type of government to light in 1923.
It is a form of government in which the leaders use complete power over nearly every aspect of human affairs. Authoritarianism and totalitarianism are alike because both are dictatorships, but totalitarian government is more extreme.
It means exercising control over the freedom, will, or thought of others. Synonyms are authoritarian, autocratic, dictatorial, or tyrannical.
Stalin was a totalitarian, because he maneuvered himself into total control of the government by use of terror and fear. He controlled the secret police and the Politburo of the Communist Party and by that he effectively controlled everything. He permitted no political opposition, ignored laws when …he wanted to and essentially imposed his personal will on the country. (MORE)
European totalitarianism (such as Nazism, Communism, and Fascism) began as a result of the Great Depression. The Depression had many country's citizens desperate for a solution to their economic problems, and followed the extreme socialist leaders who promised restoration. These leaders became dic…tators who took advantage of their power and their people's support to create totalitarian governments. (MORE)
A government that has total power over its citizens. usually one ruler but can be an oligarchy or just a group on meanies. like in Russia's communist government. NOt a democracy.
Any who are not ruled by a democratic form of government. This would include any nations under a Communist regime (e.g.: People's Republic of China, North Korea, etc), as well as certain so-called monarchies (e.g.: Saudi Arabia, etc.) If you wish a complete list of all non-totalitarian nations in t…he world you will have to do your own research. (MORE)
Totalitarianism is a system of government in which all social, political, economic, intellectual, cultural, and spiritual activities are controlled by the rulers of a state. A totalitarian state is ruled by a leader who controls a political party, such as Nazi Germany under Adolf Hitler, Communist C…hina under Mao tse-tung, and the USSR under Joseph Stalin. (MORE)
Some countries that have a totalitarian government are China, Cuba,Egypt, and Iran. North Korea and Saudi Arabia also havetotalitarian governments.
People often accept a totalitarian government for a number of reasons. Firstly, a nation can find itself under a totalitarian government incrementally. In these cases, a government slowly erodes the liberties of the society and moves towards totalitarianism. Germany in the 1930s is an example of …this. Another reason is that the people simply cannot do anything about a totalitarian government. One of the key properties of a totalitarian government is the repression of the population by the government, thus making it very hazardous to so much as speak out against the regime. (MORE)
A communist government is a social systemcharacterized by the absence of social classes, and is completely Socialist, thus having poor quality health care for it's citizens. Socialism is basically when the Government starts to take over and control big businesses and the health care industry. Social…ism is the material base for communism. The communist government has failed every where it was tried but is still used in some countries, China for example. Totalitarianism is when there is one person in charge of a country (dictator) and they rule with complete power over the country. so basically totalitarian communism is a badly run government system that can't provide for it's citizens and has one person in charge of the entire countries operations whether the citizens like it or not. and is completely irreversible unless the person in charge wants to go through the hassle of reversing it, which has never and will never happen. The totalitarian leader serves a term of however long he or she wants and can appoint the next person in charge without any election. (MORE)
A totalitarian society, such as Hitler's Germany and Stalinist Russia, is one in which the state controls all aspects of life and the state usually has ubuquitous authoritative power over the nation.
To have a totalitarian regime the leader of the contry must have complete control of everything in the country with no one else having any power. Italian Mussolini aimed to make Italy totalitarian but this failed because power still existed with the elites of Italian society which include: The Cat…holic Church because of their independent state that Mussolini gave to them so thir Catholic party leaves Italy's parliament. The industrialists and landowners kept control of their possessions of land and factories under Mussolinis regime. (MORE)
A totalitarian state is one in which the government exercises complete control over everyday life of its people.
Totalitarianism is a political system where the state recognizes no limits to its authority, and works to regulate every aspect of public and private life. Totalitarianism emerged in the twentieth century because the means for total social control did not exist before that time. These systems move…d beyond authoritarian control. They attempted to mould citizens into a certain desirable type, whether they be proletarian labourer or pure Aryan (as in the case of Stalin's Russia, and Hitlers Germany). The use of State ideology, secret police, state controlled media, freedom of movement and a single party state are tools of a Totalitarian state. (MORE)
Totalitarian regime is a form of government in which the nation's government has total control over the people. The citizens have no rights to vote/elect for officials or new governmental laws.
Two nations in the world who have totalitarian regimes are NorthKorea and Myanmar (Burma). Both nations have repressive governmentsthat allow citizen few if any rights.
Totalitarianism was mainly used in the Great Depression when people needed it to get out their slump. So a totatilarian leader can change the economy, the military, everything for the greater good of the country. In a way its the best form of governemnt since somebody has the extreme power to do som…ething good or save the country and keap helping it. Notice that all the nations with a dictator where the most powerful in WWII (apart from Britain and the US, but the president slightly has totalitarian powers). But overtime we have found out that anybody with that kind of power gets corrupted by it. (MORE)
It seems like, to Hobbes, that state can do no wrong in regards to ruling society. So meybz and probz. His social philosophy is regarded as the forerunner to totalitarianism.
A totalitarian government is one with absolute power over the economy, government, and society. This means elections, market policy, and religious or social policy will be fused directly to the state's wishes, thus giving the people no freedom at all. This differs from the authoritarian model, wher…e the government controls elections but does not intervene in the markets or attempt to disrupt the country's culture. Mussolini's Italy was totalitarian like Stalin's Soviet Union, but Pinochet and Franco were authoritarians. (MORE)
Most Communist countries are a totalitarian government. This includes North Korea, Vietnam, and China. Also, I think the country of Libya follows a dictatorship, but is not communist.
I quite like names that are meant to sound good for opressive totalitarian states or dystopias. 'Nirvana' is not just an awesome band, but I think it's some Buddhist paradise thingy. 'Pandora' just sounds cool. Here are some other random ones, feel free to use any or none at all: Utaura, Mensen, Pop…olo, Emberek, Presora, Vox Populi, Liberum. That's all I got - some of them are real words some I just made up. (MORE)
to gain total control of the desired contry. This is usually done through propaganda and violence
Totalitarianism refering to a totalitarian state is a one party state in which each person is supposed to work towards the good of state, much like the aim of Stalin's USSR, or the Nazi's Germany.
Yes. Sparta was a totalitarian state. Every Spartan had no choice, from cradle to grave, on what they were allowed to do. The government controlled every aspect of their life and fed them their ideals on bravery and strength.
Totalitarianism has alot to do with the Holocaust. Hitler used the power of controlling all the media to blame all misfortune that came onto Germany, on the Jewish. If something went wrong, blame it on the Jews. This provided a scapegoat for Hitler, so he could come into power and 'cleanse' Germany… of the Jews. Even Books were published on how Jewish people were the "poison mushroom tainting Germany." He used the fact that he controlled everything to his advantage. (MORE)
The rise of totalitarianism happens during the Great Depression and before WWII. The governments associated are fascism, communism, the Nazi Party, and socialism. It is the rise of governments with dictators.
the world will end 2018 i had a dream that my mom died at age 58 shes 51 it's now 2011 that means when she turns 58 it will be 2018 i had another dream that she died that year at that age when she turned 58 because the world sucked her in.
Back in the early-mid 1900's (circa WWII), Soviet Russia practiced the idea of Totalitarianism. *Read Animal Farm if you haven't already. It's a satire about the rule of Russia when they were in this time period.
There are presently a number of totalitarian states on Earth; the most extreme example is that of North Korea. Burma (also known as Myanmar) is also notable for its totalitarianism, as are several other nations including China, Libya, Syria, etc.
1. industrial policies 2. agricultural policies 3. art/religion 4. education 5. control methods 6. propaganda methods
The Government must find a way to convey its teachings and laws in a way so that the people follow them without any problems or idea of revolution.
Merit: If the totalitarian government is benevolent and the people's need are being met the society can achieve spectacular and sublime results, i.e., the Pyramids of Egypt. Imagine, if you would, an ant colony; a total lack of diversity, everyone knows their place and duty, everyone works to the sa…me strictly defined end results and no one person is the wiser. Demerit: Witness North Korea, Hitler's Germany, etc. The desire for ethnic purity, genetic engineering, thought police, state defined art, bureaucratic corruption, extreme paranoia and ultimately collapse and chaos. Witness the French revolution. (MORE)
In totalitarianism, one faction/group/party/class etc claims complete control over all parts of people's public and private lives. Traits of this environment include: 1) all-embracing ideology 2) propaganda 3) single group that controls all of state 4) restriction of free speech or criticism… 5) mass surveillance 5) state terrorism Hope this helps! (MORE)
Some did and do, others didn't and don't. Hitler attacked atheists as he seemed to equate atheism with communism.
After the World Trade Centers fell and images of it were seen by everyone, the government got the necessary amount of patriotism/nationalism from the people to lead them into a war with no just cause. They labeled the Taliban as an oppressive government and demonized them and Al Qaeda as "freedom ha…ters" (how can anyone hate freedom?). This gave the Americans the will to lead an all out offensive on the third world country Afghanistan. As Americans irrationally feared Islamic Arabs and "terrorists," due to the media constantly informing Americans of supposed terror threats (with little to no sources) and keeping them worryied, the government was able to take away large amounts of rights from the American public with the Patriot Act. Some of the major points of this Act are the government's ability to spy , keep files, tap the phone lines, search the property without a warrant , and indefinately arrest without a trial ALL suspected terrorists. So, any person person that posed a threat to the government could lead to them being called a "terrorist" and consequently being sent to jail/tortured. (MORE)
Totalitarianism is used to describe a political philosophy that is collectivist in the extreme. Totalitarianism isn't a political philosophy in and of itself, it's more an attribute of political philosophies such as Marxism and Fascism. In a totalitarian state, individuals, families and civil societ…y (unions, religious groups, educational institutions, hospitals etc) only have value in service and in relation to the state. In many cases the totalitarian state that will create and maintain the institutions of civil society and it will not permit any outside its control. These institutions are controlled usually through membership in the ruling party whose totalitarian philosophy directs the state. Individuals in such a state are taught to understand their lives in terms of their belonging and contributing to the state which demands their complete and ultimate loyalty. North Korea is a good example of a totalitarian state, as are most Marxist countries. Nazi Germany was also a totalitarian state. Totalitarian states are typically violent and brutal, with little in the way of freedom and human rights. A dictatorship on the other hand is rule by one person. In effect, the will of one person becomes law in a state. A state can be both totalitarian and a dictatorship and often is. North Korea is perhaps an example of this. But dictators aren't always totalitarians. They may not have any particular political philosophy. They just don't want anyone contesting their power. (MORE)
A totalitarian dictator does anything he wants to do. There is no check or balance in that sort of government.
A Totalitarian society is one is which a dictator rules people who are subjects ( lower than the leader in either wealth or power). A workplace can be considered totalitarian because there is always a boss who makes the final decisions and whatever the boss says goes, and because there are always …people working under the boss. However, you could also make this analogy with other positions like say a student and a teacher. Those who hold higher power are obeyed by those who are in a lesser power, just like if a teacher told a class they were getting a test no matter how hard the class complained the teacher could still enforce an exam. (MORE)
The adjective totalitarian describes a form of government in which the government asserts its authority over every aspect of life, and there are no limitations on what the government is allowed to do.
unity of gov't and people ability to mobilize in a hurry ability to sacrifice for common good
a totalitarian holds absolute power over the people. it is verysimilar to a dictatorshipin that it governs every aspect ofpeople's lives
In totalitarianism the people and government are controlled by acentral body or dictator (tyrant etc) without input from thepublic. The antonym would be a direct democracy where the peoplevote on issues directly without representatives in parliament orsenate (representative democracy). Chaotic forms… of government suchas Anarchism (no rules at all) would be another potential acronym. (MORE)
Totalitarianism is a concept used by some political scientists.These scientists tells about the political system.
A Totalitarian government is one in which the states controlseverything in society. This includes public and private life of itscitizens.