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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 There are two main forms of mass mentality: Mass hysteria – when some sort of … 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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Thoughts on my statement, “something seems wrong with this place” . . . the overvaluation of political theory and its effects

Recently, I thought of something I haven’t thought of in a long time. Way back in the early 1980’s, when I was in High School, I was walking down a hall and a thought came to me which has perplexed … 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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More thoughts on a problem with education nowadays . . . some effects of telling kids they have to go to College or the University

While looking at my drafts, I found this article.  It says it was begun in 2012 but I had to make some changes to it in order to finish it, though, and added some stuff as well.  I think its … Continue reading

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Thoughts on the “beat phenomena” – the dilemma caused by placing the burden of society and the world on the common man

Recently, I said something interesting: I spoke of something which I called the Beat Phenomena.  I borrowed the term “beat” from the Beat Generation.  The term “beat” was popularized by Jack Kerouac in 1948.  One of the connotations of this … Continue reading

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More thoughts on over education – the problem of growth and development, imitative illness, and the importance of “pressure”

Here’s a thought I had: Recently, I saw footage of college kids protesting in the 1960’s.  People, for some reason, seem to take what college kids say seriously, as if these college kids have some sort of special wisdom or … Continue reading

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Thoughts on my statement: “2020 . . . the year of reverse discrimination”

Recently, I have been speaking of what I call reverse discrimination (see my article Thoughts on some aspects of “reverse discrimination”, the creation of “false entitlement”, and the hidden culture clash).  As part of this, I jokingly made this statement: “2020 … Continue reading

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Thoughts on 21st century liberalism – a modern American way to deal with fear – continuing the mentality of Freedom Fanaticism and the Freedom Cult

Over the years I have found that I have developed a disgust of “liberals”.  I began to wonder why.  As I reflected on it I said some interesting things: 21ST CENTURY LIBERALISM There are many types of liberalism but it … Continue reading

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Thoughts on my saying, “The cold war is over. We don’t have to . . . anymore.” – more thoughts on the legacy of the cold war – the “cold war neurosis”

(I wrote most of this article many years ago . . . it seems I’ve mentioned some of the themes since then but I think the article is interesting enough to record.) Recently I have, yet again, stressed the importance … Continue reading

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