Tag Archives: hysteria

More thoughts on female hysteria and the “womb sickness”, with remarks about its nature, the weak ego, and different forms of hysteria

Here are some of my recent thoughts on female hysteria: FIRST THOUGHTS It seems, to me, that female hysteria is alive and kicking as much today as at any other time in history.  Hysteria, as a term, ceased to be … 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 the “female-as-victim” – revealing aspects of the mother instinct

Here are some thoughts I had (these involve subjects and themes I’ve mentioned before but with some new observations): There is something which I call the “female-as-victim”, which I’ve spoken of in a number of other articles.  This is something … Continue reading

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Thoughts on a media-induced mass hysteria . . . the “Trump panic”

Before I say anything I need to emphasize that this article is not about politics and is not, therefore, a political inquiry.  This article is about the phenomena of social hysteria and is, as a result, a sociological/psychological inquiry.  In … Continue reading

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Thoughts on an event that took place in a Facebook group: “media-based hysteria” and “America’s unresolved racial issues”

Something happened recently on Facebook that was quite interesting.  I had started a group many years ago.  For years, there were only a small number of us in it.  Sometime in the middle of 2013 there all of a sudden … Continue reading

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