ILLUMINATION
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ILLUMINATION

Mob Mentality

When Insanity Takes Over

Photo by alex bracken on Unsplash

I have often wondered why it is that crowds are so much more easily swayed than individuals, why they are so easily steered and prodded.

I believe it has to do with reason versus emotion. You’re not going to whip a solitary person up into a frenzy — if you try, he or she will regard you not only with suspicion but with compassion. To convince a single person you must…

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Ulf Wolf

Ulf Wolf

Raised by trolls in northern Sweden, now settled on the California coast a stone’s throw south of the Oregon border. Here I meditate and write. Wolfstuff.com.