Understanding the Difference Between Authoritarianism and Totalitarianism

Source: Coyote Blog
by Warren Meyer

“The difference between mere authoritarianism and totalitarianism is often hard to explain to people, and some want to use the terms interchangeably. But I think this distinction is particularly important today, as we see the American Progressive Left [sic] tilting over from authoritarianism to totalitarianism. … Authoritarians demand you wear the mask. Totalitarians demand that you love the mask.” (10/06/21)

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