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The Banality of Evil

From the November 2018 Print Edition

“Evil is ‘thought-defying,’ because thought tries to reach some depth, to go to the roots, and the moment it concerns itself with evil, it is frustrated because there is nothing. That is its ‘banality.’”—Hannah Arendt “That corpse you planted last year in your . . . . Continue Reading »