February 22, 2014

The Pyramid of Hate

Exactly. Mascots and other forms of stereotyping aren't separate from and unrelated to hate, violence, and mass murder. Rather, they form the base from which deadly impulses spring.

Some background on the Pyramid of Hate:

Pyramid of Hate ExerciseThe Pyramid of Hate was developed by the Anti-Defamation League as part of its curriculum for its A WORLD OF DIFFERENCE® Institute. This exercise was created jointly by the Anti-Defamation League and the USC Shoah Foundation Institute using video testimony from the Institute’s archive.The Pyramid of HateThe Anti-Defamation League and Survivors of the Shoah Visual History Foundation are partnering to provide resources to educators and students for anti-bias education. To commemorate the United Nation’s International Day for Tolerance, they have combined one of ADL’s anti-bias learning tools, its Pyramid of Hate©, with visual history from the Shoah Foundation’s unmatched archive of Holocaust survivor and witness testimonies, to create an innovative classroom lesson for contemporary educators.

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