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By Steven K. Baum,Shimon Samuels

"Beneath the outside [of our society]," writes historian Robert Wistrich, are "ancient myths, darkish hatreds, and irrational fantasies [that] proceed to nourish antisemitism." however the higher query has to do with why we're so liable to think them. accordingly, Steven ok. Baum has a solution. during this publication, Baum conscientiously publications the reader throughout the social brain and explains how the formation of social ideals can be utilized as a story to figure out truth. He bargains a brand new standpoint concerning how antisemitic legends and people ideals shape the foundation of our ongoing social narrative. Baum asks the reader to think about a social unconscious-the cauldron of cultural fantasies that includes superstitions, magical pondering, and racial stories. This witches' brew concocts a Social Voice that may be loud or quiet, benign or opposed, fleeting or everlasting. most significantly, this voice is undeniably antisemitic and racist. As is usually the case within the courtroom of public opinion, those that personal the narrative, win. In Antisemitism Explained, Baum reminds us to imagine significantly approximately our personal social narrative and to be cautious approximately what we elect to believe.

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