215pursuit; that millions of people become simultaneously
impressed with one delusion, and run after it, till their attention is
caught by some new folly...
259When the world begins to believe extraordinary things of
an individual, there is no telling where its extravagance will stop.
People, when once they have...
224If two or three persons can only be found to take the
lead in any absurdity, however great, there is sure to be plenty of
imitators. Like sheep in a field,...
223there is a simple way to package information, that under
the right circumstances, can make it irresistible. All you have to do is
204are a part of the collective cognitive imperative about
the matter. For example, an introductory psychology class was casually
told that under hypnosis...
225mimicry coordinates and synchronizes social interactions
while freeing the interactants to think about other issues, such as what
one or both of them are...
245Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism, and RH
Tawney's Religion and the Rise of Capitalism.
91the death of the old order, and the birth of a new order
149in the evening were seen, as it were, long streamers or
pickes in the sky, towards the north and northwest, but towards midnight
it was seen very terrible,...
225people's subjective emotional experience does seem to be
affected, moment to moment, by the activation and/or feedback from facial,
vocal, postural and...