Hate IS Fear

We need to be clear on this

Douglas Giles, PhD

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(source: Piqsels)

In my recent article, “Why Trump Wins,” I pointed out that the greatest power and the most effective motivator in politics is fear. Some people, understandably, sought to disagree, saying that it is not fear but hate that is behind Trump and his followers’ motivations and actions.

Yes, hatred is certainly present in the MAGA mob and many other political movements —…

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Douglas Giles, PhD

Philosopher by trade & temperament, professor for 21 years, bringing philosophy out of its ivory tower and into everyday life. https://linktr.ee/dgilesphd