“Othering” – Art Menius

“Othering” – Art Menius Chapel Hill News September 14, 2016


Defining people who don’t appear to be like you as others, as members of groups that aren’t us, as sources of our problems. Makes for an easy explanation of problems. Then demagogues can attack the others, make them less than us, to be controlled or eliminated.


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