Why We Hate – Discovery

In troubling political times, Why We Hate takes time out to ask one of the most basic quesions of all

Why We Hate is an insightful new series, co-produced by Steven Spielberg and legendary documentary-maker Alex Gibney (The Armstrong Lie), examining the darker side of human nature.

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Children aren’t born hating – they learn it

This first episode (Sunday, 10pm, see our TV Guide for full details) examines the origin of hate – do babies hate?

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As well as using scientific studies, it also features children talking about their experiences of being bullied or bullying, and meets a woman who left the extremist group she was raised in after realising there was a more loving way to live.

TV Times rating: *****