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Authoritarianism, Cave Dwelling and the Contemporary Escape from Freedom

Authoritarianism, Cave Dwelling and the Contemporary Escape from Freedom

Today (during the third decade of the 21st Century) we are finding powerful forces moving many countries toward authoritarianism. These forces are identified in this essay.

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Authority, Identification and Nationalism: The Future of Freedom in Estonia

Authority, Identification and Nationalism: The Future of Freedom in Estonia

Authoritarianism was evident in the passivity of Estonian men and women as learners and as architects of their own personal and collective futures during the early1990s. Like many Eastern European countries (and many other countries for that matter) Estonia has traditionally been ruled by authoritarian hierarchies imposed from outside. What about today?

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