Who makes the laws in a totalitarian government?
A Totalitarian government is not a single base form of government, it is an administrative type of government that requires a base form of government to exist. You can have a, Totalitarian: Dictatorship, Monarchy, Oligarchy, Democracy, etc. but you cannot have a 'free form totalitarian' government as it has no base existence.
Communist and fascist governments are considered to be totalitarian ( exhibiting Supreme control over one's populace) under the standard definition dictatorships can also be included. Also any government not by nature totalitarian can still be said to be totalitarian due to oppression and bending the governmental laws to a totalitarian like system.
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…
Oh yes, there are a number of totalitarian governments in existence today. The most totalitarian government is that of North Korea, but there are lots of others. China is another very significant example. Burma/Myanmar has a very unpleasant totalitarian government. Iran has a totalitarian theocracy.