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Another answer to the "how" question was that the totalitarian dictators had learned to use terror to create a sense of insecurity and that this insecurity led people to embrace both an all-powerful leader and a rigid ideology in order to overcome it.
Miguel d'Escoto Brockmann (NCR, May 1): Once again your paper has given coverage to a supporter of leftwing, totalitarian dictators like Fidel Castro, without giving any critical follow-up.
The world had just emerged from a war that had witnessed millions murdered for their race, factories built for industrial slaughter and the rule of totalitarian dictators who built mountains of human misery.