Oppression does not need to be inflicted directly by the government for a society to be totalitarian. On the contrary, in a truly totalitarian society, the oppression is so ubiquitous, the government hardly needs to get involved. An example would be the USA in 2015, where a television standard that has been part of our culture for decades is going down the memory hole because the flag on the roof of a car is now regarded as a thought crime. Good-bye Dukes of Hazzard; you were just a little too Southern to be permitted...Read it all here.
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