Victim Blaming and the Just-World Hypothesis
Lecture no. 19 from the course: Understanding the Dark Side of Human Nature
Taught by Professor Daniel Breyer | 29 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Philosophy & Religion Courses
In the Old Testament Book of Job, his friends blamed Job for the tragedies that befell him. After all, if the world is a fair and just place, then victims always get what they deserve, right? Explore whether or not we can eliminate victim blaming while maintaining that the world is, in the end, a fair and just place.