Questions tagged [totalitarianism]

A political system that prohibits opposition parties, individual and group opposition to the state, and exercises an extremely high degree of control over public and private life. It is the most extreme form of authoritarianism.

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What is the difference between totalitarianism and authoritarianism?

Both ideologies seem to have a dictatorship-like system of governance, no tolerance of dissenting opinions, and an executive which holds absolute power. What is the difference between these two ...
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