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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 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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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 hidden contempt of politicians in a democracy . . . a quality brought out in the Trump presidency – the dilemma of a “leader” with remarks about the “pretend democracy” and the “democratic Regency”

I often get a kick out of things that President Trump says.  He is very blunt, direct, and to the point, often to the point of being offensive.  Some of what he says he probably shouldn’t say but, personally, there’s … Continue reading

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Thoughts on a sign I saw in a store that appalled me, with some remarks about American ideals

While walking through a store called “at home” I noticed a sign that appalled me.  It said: “The future is female” I have heard this before.  It was said by Hilary Clinton (see On how I was insulted by a … 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 how to watch the news media with remarks about problems associated with news media

Recently, I have thought a lot on the news media and how one should watch it.  This has been prompted especially by the nonsense, panic, and hysteria that surrounds President Trump recently (see my article “Thoughts on a media-induced mass … 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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