26 03, 2017

More disclosures on Hannah Arendt

By |2017-03-26T08:08:11-07:00March 26th, 2017|Thoughts|

I posted my review of last week's posting about the film on Hannah Arendt on Amazon and received the following response from JSA which I think is very revealing.   In her book on the Eichmann trial, Deborah Lipstadt writes that Eichmann's own memoir "reveals the degree to which Arendt was wrong about Eichmann. It [...]

23 03, 2017

The banality of the “Banality of evil”

By |2017-03-23T07:07:16-07:00March 23rd, 2017|Thoughts|

Hannah Arendt DVD   I admit that I was very disappointed with the 113 minute 2013 film about the unusual very controversial ideas of Hannah Arendt about Adolf Eichmann and the 1961 trial that found him guilty of his involvement in the mass murder of some six million Jews and others. Hannah Arendt’s reaction was [...]