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Hannah Arendt
(1906-1975) born on
Oct 14
German-US political scientist. She is best known for her critical writing on Jewish affairs and her study of totalitarianism.
         
   
F
The ceaseless, senseless demand for original scholarship in a number of fields, where only erudition is now possible, has led either to sheer irrelevancy, the famous knowing of more and more about less and less . . .

R
There are no dangerous thoughts; thinking itself is dangerous.
A
Ideas, as distinguished from events, are never unprecedented.
N
Storytelling reveals meaning without committing the error of defining it.
K
We have almost succeeded in leveling all human activities to the common denominator of securing the necessities of life and providing for their abundance.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: "Crises of the Republic," "On Violence," 1972.
R: In "The New Yorker," 5 Dec 1977.
A: In "The Speaker's Electronic Reference Collection," AApex Software, 1994.
N: In "The Speaker's Electronic Reference Collection," AApex Software, 1994.
K: "The Human Condition," pt. 3, ch. 17, 1958.
   


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