by Gerry Allan | Feb 1, 2022 | Managing, Survival
I keep reading about the spread of “mass formation psychosis”, which translates roughly to “psychotic crowds of people”. But is this true, or just more fear-mongering? Something not-so-good is out there for sure, so what can us so-far non-psychotic folks do? This kind of uncertainty-driven anxiety can make folks crazy – or maybe even psychotic.
by Gerry Allan | Jan 18, 2022 | Future, Leadership
A crowd is not an assemblage of individuals but instead a different organism, with its own particular characteristics and behavior. It usually has a strong leader. A herd does not need a leader but simply a situation that encourages behavior as a group. Crowds can create and change civilizations. They can also drive destructions of enormous magnitude. Do crowds dominate our world today?