Author: Aryaman Sharma
Caption: In “The Power of Doubt and Antagonization: The Current Climate Crisis and Its Deniers”, I will analyze news clips to reveal how the media often utilizes doubt as a mechanism for questioning otherwise intuitive, irrefutable phenomena and antagonizes “the other side” to create an us-them dynamic. Specifically, in terms of climate change, the audience will see just how powerful casting doubt on something can be and its far reaching effects on how the world is perceived. I will further connect this back to the situation we find ourselves in today in that inaction and polarization is only pushing us down a rabbit hole, and I hope the solutions I present at the end of the short film are seen as effortless, but effective, ways to become more informed and united in our fight against climate change.
Tags: Doubt as a Tool