Tag Archives: mass hysteria

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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Thoughts on female claims of abuse – revealing aspects of the mother instinct

Here’s a thought I had: Way back in the 1980’s I began an inquiry into females claims of abuse, victimizing, molestation, harassment, etc.  The girls who started this inquiry were called “feminists” whose whole line of thought was that the … Continue reading

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Thoughts on the “insult issue”, of insults, and the response to insults, in the 2016 Presidential election and since – revealing aspects of the American character

Here are some thoughts I had about the situation after the 2016 Presidential election (I don’t know what to make of some of these thoughts though).  Keep in mind that these are looked at from a sociological point of view, … Continue reading

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Thoughts on the ‘post 2016 election mentality’ – continuing the Vietnam War protests and the inability to resolve media-induced mass hysteria

Here’s a thought I had: Recently, I have noticed what I often call the ‘post 2016 election mentality’.  This refers to a mentality that originates as a result of the 2016 Presidential election hysteria that took place in the U.S. As I have … 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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