What brings a society onto the path of cultural nihilism when it was once founded in transcendent objectivism? There is a causal term that seems quite fitting for such a decline: soft totalitarianism. Soft totalitarianism is that which isn’t directly inflicted by a state, necessarily, but that which is implemented by a vast network of independent subgroups who may have interdependent goals, but usually tend to operate impersonally from each other. The aim of such groups, arguably, is to continue the post modern catastrophe of anti-objectiveness, though, and ever ironically, often resulting in a narrow stranglehold over the historical narrative. Hence, the power to redirect, or better said, rewrite all conversations of cultural memory in true absolute fashion. 

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