The Allure of the Dark Side
Lecture no. 24 from the course: Understanding the Dark Side of Human Nature
Taught by Professor Daniel Breyer | 32 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Philosophy & Religion Courses
Have you ever been morbidly curious about death, violence, or evil? Do you have a fascination with horror movies and love being terrified on roller coasters? Explore how psychologists and philosophers describe the benefits of our fascination with the dark side. As you grapple with death, anger, fear, and dark thoughts, you’ll learn a tremendous amount about yourself—and what it means to be human.