Author Mike Hutcheson

Why love always trumps hate, as shown by a Twitter experiment

If the terror attacks on two Christchurch mosques proved anything, it’s that one senseless act can leave a nation in despair. But what does the data tell us about human’s ability to commit acts of love, versus acts of hate? AUT professor Mike Hutcheson reflects on a Twitter experiment carried out years ago that measured just this – and says there’s hope for us yet.