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Arednt and Ideology

She convinced us that our predilection to view the realm of politics through ideologies–left, right, or center–as substitutes for inspiriting principles of action is a means of abolishing our own spontaneity, apart from which action of any kind is incomprehensible, just as human ingenuity, by applying “pure” scientific knowledge to technology, already possesses the means to destroy the entire world.

-Kohn ed.in Arendt (2005) The Promise of Politics (xxiii)