Totalitarian Government And Totalitarian Governments

952 WordsDec 8, 20154 Pages
“You have your way. I have my way. As for the right way, the correct way, and the only way, it does not exist” (Nietzsche 1891). With the many different forms of government, everyone ruling during their time believed that their form is always the best. Throughout history there has been many changes not only to peoples beliefs but their ideas as to what we need as citizens of a government as well. While we current live under a democracy, not too long ago did some people believe that totalitarian government are the best system to use. In this context, a totalitarian government is one in which there is only one person who is in power who has complete dominance over the state. Germany, Russia, and Italy all had totalitarian governments and each had their own justification for the system. Germany has one of the most prolific totalitarian governments in history. Adolf Hitler, a failed art student, rose to power under the National Socialist German Workers party, now more commonly referred to as, the Nazi Party. Their leader, or Führer rose into power in 1933 and during this time he help Germany recover from its debt and depression and rose not only worker productivity, but he helped the German economy overall. Hitler used the ideas of fascism and created a scapegoat for all of Germany’s problems, which were the Jews. The survival of the Aryan race was dependent on eliminating the weak and Hitler had almost succeed in his quest. He had the belief that we could create the ultimate
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