Totalitarianism or totalitarian state is a term used by some political scientists to describe a political system in which the state holds total authority over the society and seeks to control all aspects of public and private life wherever possible.The concept of totalitarianism was first developed in a positive sense in the 1920s by the Weimar German jurist, and later Nazi academic, Carl Schmitt and Italian fascists. Schmitt used the term, Totalstaat in his influential work on the legal basis of an all-powerful state.
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  • Social media success through cultural nuance

    … on in Macedonia as in the US and other parts of Europe. TV is generally cheaper than digital. Balkans by nature are a bit more reserved and not as likely to share their feelings—much less an onslaught of selfies as us narcissistic Americans. Many vestiges of their former totalitarian governments created a general hesitancy to ask questions of authority…

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  • In Apple Pay, Signs of a Digital (Payments) Divide

    … difference between physical and virtual markets. Online, the near perfect parity among sellers — our ability to buy from Burma as easy as Boston — means that success of a seller is often determined by their ability to rapidly respond to consumer preference. Subsequently, the consumer drives the market in an almost totalitarian manner. That’s…

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