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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.

Where do I stream Why We Hate online? Why We Hate is available for streaming on Discovery, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Why We Hate on demand at Philo, Amazon, Vudu, Discovery, Animal Planet, Science Channel, FuboTV, Google Play, iTunes online.

Sunday 10:00 PM et/pt on Discovery
1 Season, 7 Episodes
October 13, 2019
Documentary & Biography
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Why We Hate Full Episode Guide

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

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