Essays Tagged: "totalitarian governments"

Brave New World by Aldous Huxley has similar traits to a totalitarian society. Discuss.

The society in Brave New World by Aldous Huxley shares many of the same traits as a totalitarian society. In this essay I will be describing the traits of totalitarianism and which of ... d opinions on why these types of governments are not successful and what can be learned from them.A totalitarian government is a government based solely on control. Unlike a democracy, this type of go ... ow the public to have any say in what goes on. The government decides all aspects of the society. A totalitarian government dictates everything. It involves itself in every detail of its society, and ...

(6 pages) 74 0 3.0 Dec/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

"1984" by George Orwell.

vel 1984 is a book that is based around a political game. This game is controlled by a very typical totalitarian government, which like most totalitarian governments, is attempting to take over the wo ...

(2 pages) 36 1 3.0 Jul/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

"1984" By George Orwell - The following talks about how Orwell wrote his book to show us the evils of totalitarianism.

any applaud President Bush for his attack on Iraq, many more believe this marked the beginning of a totalitarian state headed by President Bush. "All that was required of them was a primitive patrioti ... orking hours or shorter rations" (Orwell 62). Through simple patriotism and deception, he began his totalitarian-like rule on us. By slowly destroying our rights, by tearing down our privacy, and by t ...

(13 pages) 206 1 4.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Democratic and Totalitarian Beliefs

Statement:"In a democracy, the state exist for the individual; in a totalitarian dictatorship, the individual exist for the state."Essay: What is a totalitarian ... rian dictatorship? What is the meaning of a democracy? The two types of governments differ greatly. Totalitarian governments demand total loyalty. There are no limits on the rules set of such governme ... people decide what they want and who they want. I would have to agree to the statement "In a totalitarian dic-tatorship, the individual exist for the state." Fascism played a great role during ...

(1 pages) 45 0 4.8 Apr/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Human Rights

Hannah Arendt: Total Domination.

d who happened to be a professor of philosophy. Arendt started working on her book, "The Origins to Totalitarianism", in 1945. By 1951, her book was published. She wrote the book after the defeat of t ... ce was better than the others by using those brainwashing methods. This is how Arendt thought these totalitarian governments got all of their power, and once they had that power, anything done wrong a ...

(1 pages) 2849 0 0.0 Nov/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

The Hope and Hopelessness of Moira: "The Handmaid's Tale" by Margaret Atwood: Argumentative essay: Moira as a symbolic character of hope to the main character.

d is able to develop Offred as a dependent on hope and further develop the theme of hopelessness in Totalitarian governments.Throughout the novel, Offred makes references to Moira, Offreds friend sinc ... e, she was found out and punished: an example that the strong willed cannot overpower the laws of a Totalitarian government. Offred sympathizes for Moira, but more so, she admires her bravery as she l ...

(3 pages) 29 0 5.0 Dec/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

The Spanish Civil War 1936-1939

litical, economic and cultural divisions between Spanish coalitions within Spain during the rise of totalitarian governments. The Republicans ranged from centrists who supported capitalist liberal dem ...

(6 pages) 30 0 3.0 Nov/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Are totalitarian governments fair?

rs to solve problems their countries have encountered. Citizens often give up their rights to these totalitarian governments and then find their human rights abused with a variety of controlling laws. ... ts abused with a variety of controlling laws.Totalitarian states have different goals. However, all totalitarian states share 3 of the same characteristics. They are to take total centralized state co ...

(4 pages) 39 2 4.3 Mar/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Political Theory


The totalitarianism was seen in major three nations; Germany, Italy and Soviet- Union. These three natio ... ree nations stood back against the world and once again, went viciously to achieve their goal.Three totalitarianism-supporting nations had two aspects in common. These three nations set secret police ... systems were controlled by government. All media contained propaganda, supporting positive side of totalitarianism that allowed, appeal of leaders in three nations to people. Reason why controlling o ...

(3 pages) 35 0 3.0 May/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Propaganda model

rporate ideologies, as corporations are the entities with the greatest advertising resources. Large totalitarian governments have greater resources, and when they do this sort of thing, we quite corre ...

(3 pages) 17 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media

How accurate is the claim that the effects of WWI were the most important reason for the rise of totalitarian governments in Italy during the period to 1939?

The rise of totalitarian governments in Italy became a decisive issue in the history of Italian politics. Many h ... r change. In addition, without the determination and brilliant tactics of the Fascists, the rise of totalitarian governments would have been impossible.Before the First World War, Italy was already fa ...

(5 pages) 2388 0 0.0 May/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Utopia through Elimination

Two totalitarian governments, the Communist Party under Stalin and the fictional Ingsoc under Big Brothe ... e out political opposition, to root out seeds of rebellion, and to "cleanse" society. Both of these totalitarian governments had their own methods, but their purpose was the same: to create dystopian ... te victims betrayed by their own minds. These examples go on to show the paranoia that riddled both totalitarian parties, although Ingsoc was much more meticulous about their purges.While purges can b ...

(4 pages) 823 0 0.0 May/2008

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Military & International Conflicts & Security

Comparing Dystopic Worlds in George Orwell's 1984 and Ray Bradbury's Fahrenheit 451.

me of censorship in which the government withholds or censors information, by a similar thread of a totalitarian government running the dystopic world, and by a common knowledge of the truth that the ... e is, the more people begin to think, which according to standards today, is a good thing. However, totalitarian governments such as the ones in Fahrenheit 451 and 1984 do not want people to think. Th ...

(9 pages) 29 1 5.0 Jun/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Comparative Essays