The Relevance of Albert Speer: Decent Citizens in an Indecent Society?

By |2014-01-09T15:45:14-06:00April 26th, 2013|Categories: Books, Ideology|Tags: , , |

Albert Speer’s career is a microcosm of the decent (but philosophically agnostic) citizen living in an indecent (and ideologically fanatical) society. Speer served as Hitler’s chief architect, and during the Second World War was Germany’s minister of armaments. As such, Speer was a leading technocrat in a totalitarian state. While 21st century America is a [...]