Podcast: 'The Destructive Power of Manichean Ideologies'
Roger Griffin (Oxford Brookes University) discusses violence through the lense of Manichean ideology.
Griffin makes use of this ideology, which is premised on a dualism between good and evil, to explain revolutionary responses throughout history and the current period. Specifically, he considers how a Manichean mindset could precipitate reactions to modernity and societal disorder through fundamentalism, genocidal violence, terrorism and the politics of Donald Trump.
Speakers: Roger Griffin