Why We Hate with Laura Karpman


Composer Laura Karpman discusses the Discovery documentary Why We Hate with director Geeta Gandbhir.

Why We Hate examines the causes of some of the most pressing social issues of our time, looking at the institutionalized racism and hatred that are built into our contemporary societal structure. Drawing on research in psychology, neuroscience, sociology, and history, an investigation into the human capacity for hatred. If we all have the capacity to hate, what does it take to awaken our worst tendencies? Journalist & author Jelani Cobb investigates how “hate tools” like propaganda, dehumanization, the internet, symbols, & more can incite, amplify and spread hatred.

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