Recruiters from all extremist groups play on men’s insecurities. They know that few things are more attractive to an insecure young man than power, and they offer it along with a weapon and a supremacist doctrine.
In our latest short, What Makes a Real Man, from our Former Extremists Talk series, we ask why so many young men are attracted to extremism.
Extremists’ promise of making a man out of a boy attracts thousands of young men every year. They are guaranteed girls, drink and fighting, everything a real man should want, right?
Former white supremacist Arno Michaelis understands the allure of extremism and explains how unhealthy it is for young men to blame the world, other cultures and religions for their situation. Rather, be a man, stand up and take responsibility.
Watch our video and learn more.
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