warned that forfeiture of civil liberties for the sake of security would only result in the terror of totalism
Recent Examples on the WebCommon sense and a mania for systematization, logical thinking and ideological totalism, are constantly at war in the French character, as a belief in instant happiness and a paranoia about imaginary enemies are in the American.
Adam Gopnik, The New Yorker, 11 Apr. 2022
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