Tag Archives: mass hysteria

Thoughts on the riot in Washington DC, January 6, 2021 – traits of a riot, the ongoing mass hysteria in the U.S., its infectious nature, as well as remarks on mass mania

In a conversation I said some interesting things about the events of January 6, 2021 that eventually got onto themes. I think are worth recording: As I’ve said before in this blog, mass hysteria is one of my interests. In … Continue reading

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More thoughts on mass mentality – mania, hysteria, mass self-trauma, the mass self, an era of “two minds”, and the new dehumanization

Recently, I have spoken a lot on mass hysteria. This is only one form of what I call mass mentality . . . MASS MENTALITY Mass mentality is a phenomena of society. In fact, one could probably say that sociology, … Continue reading

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Some thoughts on the Trump presidency – revealing aspects of a president or a society?

Now that the Trump presidency is over here are some of my first reactions about it as I reflect on it: From where I stood the Trump presidency was an unusual one. I would call it a bizarre and weird … Continue reading

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Reflections on four years of mass hysteria – 2016-2020 . . . revealing a growing mass mentality and its effects

I have always been interested in mass hysteria. I have primarily had to read about incidences of it in the past. Recently, events has happened that allowed me to watch mass hysteria unfold before my eyes. From 2016 to 2020 … Continue reading

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Thoughts on the 2020 protests – remarks on the “virus scare” and some aspects of American mass hysteria as well as the phenomena of “mass hysteria layering”

In a recent conversation I said some interesting things about the current protests in 2020 that I thought was interesting enough to write down (I’m not sure how true a lot of it is though). I want to first point … Continue reading

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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 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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