Hatred - Kit Chow HWS 333 Fall 2009 Hatred society Hatred...

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HWS 333 Fall 2009 Hatred is an intense feeling of dislike . I personally don’t hate anything though I dislike a few things . Other definitions on hate include Freud’s view in the field of psychology. He defined hate as an ego state that wishes to destroy the source of its unhappiness . Rene Descartes, known as the father of Modern Philosophy said hate was the urge to withdraw from something that is thought bad . Lastly, Aristotle saw hate as the incurable desire to annihilate an object. There are five main key elements that cause hatred according to Cisil . The first one is identification with the aggressor . These individuals were abused at young ages during their childhood . They have been the victims and are highly associated with violence. They commit acts of hatred and violence when they grow up as a result . The second one is narcissism. It is “A pattern of traits and behaviors which signify obsession with oneself and the egotistic pursuit of one’s gratification, dominance and ambition .” as quoted from Geneva’s presentation. The third element is projection . This type of people likes to project their own emotions onto others. This can be harmful to the society when more and more people are causing troubles base on how they feel toward things . Similarly, victimization and humiliation convey the similar idea. The final one is religious or political belief systems . 1
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