3 December 2018

Kees van den Bos in NRC on radicalization

NRC interviewed Kees van den Bos extensively about his book Why do people radicalize? and his finding that terrorism starts with uncertainty, injustice and uncontrolled anger.

For the full interview, click here.

Humans are quickly overloaded, can sometimes do things they will regret later. If you have worked hard, and on the way home you end up on a full bus, it is easier to give someone a push if you do not get enough space to your liking. Radicalization therefore has not only to do with motives and motivation, but also with the ability to process information.
Book cover Why People radicalize and Kees van den Bos
Professor Kees van den Bos in NRC