How Fear Works

How Fear Works

Thursday 13 June (6:30 pm)

Ron Cooke Hub

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What are the drivers of fear? What is the role of the media in its promotion? Who actually benefits from a culture of fear? Sociologist and author Frank Furedi examines why fear has become so central to modern society – from terrorism and the economy to parenting and dieting. Discover why he predicts that until society develops a more positive attitude towards uncertainty, the politicisation of fear will flourish.