Interrupting Dangerous Leaders by Alan Briskin, HuffPost Contributor platform
It is time for people of goodwill to raise our voices in a thousand ways to interrupt the dangerous leading and following occurring between national demagogues and their supporters. My friend and colleague, Alan Briskin, raises his voice here
Demagogues are creations of the collective as much as they lead groups into warfare and hatred. They exist as a funnel for existential fears and frustrated longings. By reducing complexity down to simple answers, they make themselves into emotional magnets for dis-ease. How do we resist such temptations?