So in your novel how is your “authoritarian” person stacking up
__Highly fearful of a dangerous world
__Beliefs/Dogmas/Views are contradictory
__Dependent on social reinforcement of beliefs… i.e. need pats on the back
__Severely limit their exposure to any other ideas or people
__Duped by manipulators who use praise etc.
__Blind to themselves and what they do
Read for more information…….
How authoritarian leaders get away with it…. http://www.salon.com/2017/06/06/how-authoritarian-leaders-get-away-with-it_partner/