Where Does Hate Come From?

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Based on the Merriam Dictionary, hate is defined as an intense hostility and aversion usually deriving from fear, anger, or sense of injury. So, where does it come from and who is ultimately responsible when such concentrated aggression leads to injury, violence and suppressed anger against ourselves and towards one another?

During my research, the first article I came across asking ‘Where does hate come from’ blamed their own hostility on the Libertarian/Conservative Tea Party movement that has recently swept American debate and politics. That was not helpful at all since I was looking for a few sources that would explore the origin of human hate, not be an example of it.

When you ask ‘where does hate come from’ and proceed to write a piece blaming it on a group of people who disagree with your personal opinions, politics, and philosophy it confirms a singular activity of thought that looks only at the effects…

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