Racial and religious extremism follow a similar narrative, specifically neo-Nazism and jihadism. In this video, three former extremists (who are all now anti-hate activists) explain the links between these extremist ideologies.
Three points stand out:
- The desire to return to a “pristine” past
- The perception that the community is under threat from multiculturalism and liberalism
- The desire for global domination for which a “utopian” totalitarian government is needed (and how it will take extreme violence to get there).
Watch “Dispelling the Extremist Narrative”: