Why We Hate

Why We Hate

  • 2019
  • 1 Season
  • 7.1  (272)

Whether racism, homophobia, religious hatred, ethnic hatred, or class hatred, a rising tide of hate has pushed the global society to the brink. In this six-part global event, director Alex Gibney and executive producer Steven Spielberg join forces to ask: If we can understand hate, can we find a way to stop it?

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Seasons
The Reckoning
7. The Reckoning
June 21, 2020
A special 2-hour event hosted by Tamron Hall featuring the "Why We Hate" documentary and a roundtable conversation about the documentary and the ongoing events surrounding George Floyd's death.
Hope
6. Hope
November 3, 2019
Neuroscientist Emile Bruneau explores how people can use their capacity for critical thinking, their brain plasticity, and strategies like education and cooperation to help combat hate.
Crimes Against Humanity
5. Crimes Against Humanity
November 3, 2019
International criminal lawyer Patricia Viseur Sellers investigates the perpetrators of genocide and crimes against humanity, from leaders to followers, as well as those who resist the power of hate.
Extremism
4. Extremism
October 27, 2019
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 from white nationalism to Islamic terrorism or toward deradicalization.
Tools & Tactics
3. Tools & Tactics
October 27, 2019
If we all have the capacity to hate, what does it take to awaken our worst tendencies? Journalist and author Jelani Cobb investigates how "hate tools" like propaganda, dehumanization, the internet, symbols, and more can incite, amplify and spread hatred.
Tribalism
2. Tribalism
October 20, 2019
Cognitive scientist Laurie Santos examines tribalism, asking why love for one group can inspire hate for other groups -- in politics, sports and even warfare -- and how tribal thinking shapes perceptions.
Origins
1. Origins
October 13, 2019
Evolutionary anthropologist Brian Hare searches for the origins of hate in both the past and current day, exploring what causes humans to treat each other with cruelty and violence.
Why We Hate
Why We Hate

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Whether racism, homophobia, religious hatred, ethnic hatred, or class hatred, a rising tide of hate has pushed the global society to the brink. In this six-part global event, director Alex Gibney and executive producer Steven Spielberg join forces to ask: If we can understand hate, can we find a way to stop it?Why We Hate is a series that is currently running and has 1 seasons (7 episodes). The series first aired on October 13, 2019.

Why We Hate is available for streaming on the Discovery website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Why We Hate on demand at Philo, Amazon, Vudu, Discovery, Animal Planet, FuboTV, Google Play, Apple TV and Science Channel.

  • Premiere Date
    October 13, 2019
  • IMDB Rating
    7.1  (272)