Category Archives: Mass hysteria, mass society, and the mob

Thoughts on freedom, alienation, and rebellion in the past 200 years – the effects of being controlled by the “mass mind”, with remarks about culture and “mass loneliness”

Recently, I had some thoughts that are really a continuations of thoughts from this article:  Thoughts on on my reaction to social hysteria, with remarks about the self and other things. A PROBLEM IS FELT . . . In the early … Continue reading

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Thoughts on the Salem witch trials, with remarks about female hysteria and the witch hysteria in general

Here are some thoughts about the witch hysteria of the past (whether they’re true or not I don’t know): SALEM WITCH TRIALS I think everyone knows about the Salem witch trials of 1692 and 1693.  This caused girls to have … Continue reading

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More thoughts on mass hysteria – “social media-induced mass hysteria”, the problem of the “people”, female hysteria, the creation of a “cause”, and other things

Recently, I was talking about mass hysteria and some of its traits.  In addition, I spoke of some new aspects of mass hysteria that have appeared in this century.  As part of this I also began to speak about the … Continue reading

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Thoughts on the damaging effects of education, with remarks about describing the education process, undoing the damage, “personhood”, and over-education

It seems that I have spoken of some of these themes before (more than likely I have).  At any rate, some of these thoughts are new, or stated in a different way, and I think that they are worth noting … Continue reading

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Thoughts on the Victorians and the “media culture” it created, with remarks about some of its effects

Here’s a thought I had: It seems, to me, that what is often called Victorian is really an image created by media.  And so anything Victorian is more a reference to a media-based image than a society, culture, or time.  … Continue reading

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Thoughts on on my reaction to social hysteria, with remarks about the self and other things

Recently, I had some thoughts which led on to some interesting things: The effects of social hysteria is something that “crept” upon me unaware.  I never really thought that much about it and never viewed myself as displaying it.  But … Continue reading

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Thoughts on some effects caused by the replacing of human-to-human contact by electronic gadgetry

In a recent conversation I said something that got onto some interesting things: I mentioned that I was watching a show from the 1980’s and noted how there is a difference between people then and now.  This is something I’ve … Continue reading

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