Cookies Policy

This site uses cookies. By continuing to browse the site you are agreeing to our use of cookies.

I accept this policy

Find out more here

The Diabolical Dimensions In The Shapes Of Political Reality

Brill’s MyBook program is exclusively available on BrillOnline Books and Journals. Students and scholars affiliated with an institution that has purchased a Brill E-Book on the BrillOnline platform automatically have access to the MyBook option for the title(s) acquired by the Library. Brill MyBook is a print-on-demand paperback copy which is sold at a favorably uniform low price.

Access this chapter

+ Tax (if applicable)

Chapter Summary

By virtue of human reason, the figures of evil had been taken to pieces of human imagination. Where the final overcoming of evil in human history became political program, that aim seemed to justify the worst crimes. Nationalism, National Socialism, Communism have been attractive for many people just because saving purification of evil in society, history and the world was promised by those ideologies. The 'Diabolic' is the expression of an experienced or anticipated sorrowful distortion of the currently accepted meaning, which endangers that symbolical unity, in which human beings essentially orient their existence and in which they order their scopes of experiences. Communication, on the one hand, aims at common participation in contents of consciousness and on the other hand presupposes that there already exists something common.

Keywords: communication; Diabolic; National Socialism



Can't access your account?
  • Tools

  • Add to Favorites
  • Printable version
  • Email this page
  • Recommend to your library

    You must fill out fields marked with: *

    Librarian details
    Your details
    Why are you recommending this title?
    Select reason:
    Religion, Politics and Law — Recommend this title to your library
  • Export citations
  • Key

  • Full access
  • Open Access
  • Partial/No accessInformation