Unformatted text preview: able to relate and the party in control will lose their power. Resistance is exercised by taking action for an ideal, for example if the grocer in Havel’s example were to not post the sign he is showing resistance. Alone this would not be a problem, except for the fact that all the other citizens will then begin to question why they are putting signs in their window. It is this alternative that people become aware of in resistance, which Havel refers to as ‘living in the truth.’ This can be fruitful in study history because of the fact that it will help us to understand where resistance begins and why it begins....
View Full Document
- Spring '08
- Resistance, Debut albums, Havel, posttotalitarian power