publication . Article . 2011

The new totalitarian society

Emil Vlajki;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2011 Journal: Politeia (issn: 2232-9641, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Faculty of Political Sciences, University of Banja Luka, Bosnia and Hercegovina and Institute for Political Studies, Belgrade, Serbia
Abstract
The new totalitarian society is a euphemized expression denoting the New World Order, which in itself denotes the American globalization. The underpinning of this mindset is rationality, which is characteristic of Western civilization. Christianity engendered rationality by introducing it through St. Thomas Aquinas, Aristotle, and especially formal logic. Since it is obvious that religion and logic cannot ultimately be harmonized, this combination has proven lethal in many cases throughout history. For instance, the Inquisition, which, contrary to what happened at scholastic universities, severely berated rational thinking in practice. Catholicism helped carry o...
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publication . Article . 2011

The new totalitarian society

Emil Vlajki;