Extremist groups throughout the world play on the insecurities of men. What could be more tempting to an insecure young man than providing him with power, weapons and an ideology to back bolster their confidence? The promise of making a man out of a confused young boy attracts thousands of new recruits each year.
Girls. Partying. Fighting. Everything a real man could want.
In this video from the Clarion Project, Arno Michaels, a former white nationalist — now turned author and filmmaker —explains how these lures aren't what they seem, pulling young men into a dangerous lifestyle that causes them to blame others instead of taking personal responsibility for the problems in their lives.