Why we are so fascinated with dark tourism - Deepstash

Why we are so fascinated with dark tourism

Philosopher Damon Young believes dark tourism takes us out of our ordinary and mundane lives. One can feel a thrill about death, but only if you are safe. Tourists might get physical proximity to disaster sites but are protected from the place's real trauma.

Young believes getting your thrill from someone's suffering is dodgy.

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