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Episode 7: Why Are Humans So Afraid Of ‘The Other’?

June 10, 2019

Fear of "the other" is a human trait rooted in our need for survival. Uncontrolled, however, fear of the other can undermine mankind's ability to achieve a higher consciousness -- or even live peacefully. In this episode, Chris and Doug discuss the reasons behind and the ramifications of our fear of "the other."

0:41 The essence of mankind's nature

4:15 How fear of "the other" is weaponized

5:48 The benefits of tribalism

7:17 A story of hope

9:55 Dehumanizing "the other"

13:00 Social media rewards extremism

14:20 Chris plugs "The 100"

18:00 Serving in the military teaches tolerance

 

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