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possible the only way to really remove Jewish people on that scale would be to kill them-the last three points are examples of eichmann's political psychology is his state of denial, his failure to think about himselfor his own context or what was going on around him and his responsibility to think and his failure to meet that responsibility-the three examples are all have a kind of a political quality to them in the sense that their fantasies that eichmann hadabout his role in the world and hannah calls these fantasies his “fools paradise” this idea that he had a good mission that hewas a moral person + doing good work and serving the greater good that was his kind of fool's paradise. He’s oblivious tothe reality that it's very stark contrast between the idea he has in mind about his own goodness and the suffering in front ofhis eyes.-The first example is the Theresienstadt concentration camp in Czechoslovakia, it’s a concentration camp but it was had apublic relations function it had a nicer exterior and all the Jewish people who were officials or celebrities or war veterans orthe elderly they would be put in this in this public relations concentration camp + Eichmann was the manager of this of thiscamp at one point and Theresienstadt was this view that it's like a political fantasy because Eichmann believed in thepropaganda himself that it’s a beautiful camp and the people are so doing so well. He was really oblivious to the misery andthe suffering that was all around him-Second, when he goes to Auschwitz, he meets someone he used to know from Vienna, Stofer, who is Jewish leader + one ofthe members of the Jewish councils who worked with eichmann to arrange deportations and Stofer was caught trying toescape trying to flee and he was sent to Theresienstadt. His interaction with him was quite horrifying in his interview andshocking to the conscience because eichmann has no clue about the experience this man is going through.-So eichmann had a little conversation + describes it as a lovely uplifting conversation + he had experienced great joy atmeeting his friend but this is all kind of oblivious to eichmann so hannah calls this an extreme and outrageous self-deception, bad faith and stupidity and she says that 80 million Germans had the same mentality + she says that kind of self-deception was universal under Hitler so she really condemns the entire society for having eichmanns superficial level ofthinking and his incapacity to put himself in someone else's shoes-the third example of the political fantasy that eichmann had about his own goodness was that he considered himself aZionist. Zionism is a movement that starts in the end of the 19th century around the time of the Dreyfus affair. one of thekey founders of the Zionist movement is a man by the name of Theodor hertzel and was a journalist in France during theDreyfus affair and was an observer of the negative effects of the terrible reality of anti-Semitism in Europe. herzl was Jewish

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