What did Hannah Arendt really mean by the banality of evil? | Curio

What did Hannah Arendt really mean by the banality of evil?

11 mins | Jul 9, 2019

Can one do evil without being evil? When Adolf Eichmann was being tried for his war crimes in the Nazi operation, Hannah Arendt, declared she found him as ‘neither perverted nor sadistic’, but as ‘terrifyingly normal’... Thomas White, writing in Aeon Magazine, re-examines how this controversial statement raised some important questions about the nature of evil.

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From Aeon magazine