Hatred refers to a feeling. 



Hate can cause an angry, or resentful emotional response, which can be used against certain people, or ideas.



It  is often associated with feelings of anger, disgust and a negative disposition towards the source of hostility.



Hate, detest, abhor, abominate, loathe mean to feel strong aversion or intense dislike.



Hate implies an emotional aversion often coupled with enmity or malice. 



Hatred can be short-lived or long-lasting.



Hate is the feeling that is often associated with anger, hate and anger are two very different things. 



Hate is often seen as just an extreme form of anger, which is sometimes true. 



People are driven to hate people due to the fact that the person(s) may anger them in some way. 



Hate associated symptoms: heart beats more forcibly, muscles tense, amount of dislike is extreme, associated with urge to kill, and often associated with extreme anger, 



It can vary from low to high intensity.



Dislike and hate can be seen on the same continuum, but hate is a more extreme and stronger emotion than dislike. 



There are three main elements considered in hatred:



a negation of intimacy, when closeness is threatening;



It is infused with passion, such as fear or anger.



It is associated with a decision to devalue a previously valued object.



It may have a self-protective function, whereby a dependent relationship is repudiated in a quest for autonomy.



A hate crime generally refers to criminal acts which are apparently motivated by hate. 



Hate crimes target victims because of their perceived membership in a certain social group, usually defined by race, gender, religion, sexual orientation, mental disorder, disability, class, ethnicity, nationality, age, gender identity, or political affiliation.



Hate crime incidents may involve physical assault, property, damage, bullying, harassment, verbal abuse or offensive graffiti or mail.



Hate speech is speech disparages a person or group of people based on their social or ethnic group: race, sex, age, ethnicity, nationality, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, mental disorder, disability, language ability, ideology, social class, occupation, appearance, mental capacity, and any other distinction that might be considered a liability. 



When people have  their brains scanned while viewing pictures of people they hate, MRI results showed increased activity in the middle frontal gyrus, right putamen, bilaterally in the premotor cortex, in the frontal pole, and bilaterally in the medial insular cortex of the human brain.



Hate is historically situated and culturally constructed.



It  is a form of frustration, apathy and animosity which churns within a person but establishes no relationship with the world, other than an aimless desire for destruction.



For some there is a joy-in-hate.







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