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Why We Hate

Documentary
1 season availableUSA
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Executive produced by filmmaking heavyweights Alex Gibney and Steven Spielberg and directed by Geeta Gandbhir and Sam Pollard, WHY WE HATE explores one of humanity's most primal and destructive emotions - hate. At the heart of this timely series is the notion that if people begin to understand their own minds, they can find ways to work against hate and keep it from spreading.

S1 E1: Tribalism
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S1 E1: Tribalism
42m
Why do we divide the world into 'us' and 'them'? Cognitive scientist Laurie Santos examines tribalism, asking why love for our group can make us hate other groups.
languages:
English
subtitles:
English

1. Tribalism

Why do we divide the world into 'us' and 'them'? Cognitive scientist Laurie Santos examines tribalism, asking why love for our group can make us hate other groups.
42m
Available until 28 January 2021

2. Origins

Why do we hate? Humans are capable of love and cooperation - so why do we treat each other with cruelty and violence? Evolutionary anthropologist Brian Hare searches for the origins of hate.
42m
Available until 28 January 2021

3. Tools And Tactics

If we all have the capacity to hate, what does it take to awaken our worst tendencies?
42m
Available until 28 January 2021

4. Extremism

What drives us to embrace hateful ideas? Extremism expert Sasha Havlicek explores the complicated factors that draw people toward ideologies that fuel hate and violence.
42m
Available until 28 January 2021

5. Crimes Against Humanity

What makes us take part in the worst extremes of hate - genocide and crimes against humanity? International criminal lawyer Patricia Viseur Sellers investigates the role of perpetrators.
42m
Available until 28 January 2021

6. Hope

How can we resist succumbing to our worst impulses and awaken the better angels of our nature? Neuroscientist Emile Bruneau explores how we can use our capacity for critical thinking.
42m
Available until 28 January 2021