Tag Archives: psychology

Alan Watt – Understanding The Control

(Documentary Film)
2010

In memory of Alan Watt who very recently passed away. He was a researcher and a voice who shared so much with us for so long. His calm voice and sharp mind will be missed. Alan shared so much willingly and firmly with us and it will still ignite the minds that discover his recordings in the time ahead of us.

The Manufacturing of a Mass Psychosis – Can Sanity Return to an Insane World?

Academy of Ideas
April 24, 2021

The following is a transcript of this video.

“The masses have never thirsted after truth. They turn aside from evidence that is not to their taste, preferring to deify error, if error seduce them. Whoever can supply them with illusions is easily their master; whoever attempts to destroy their illusions is always their victim.” 

Gustav Le Bon, The Crowd: A Study of the Popular Mind

Diseases of the body can spread through a population and reach epidemic proportions, but so too can diseases of the mind. And of these epidemics of the latter variety, the mass psychosis is the most dangerous. During a mass psychosis madness becomes the norm in a society and delusionary beliefs spread like a contagion. But as delusions can take many forms, and as madness can manifest in countless ways, the specific manner in which a mass psychosis unfolds will differ based on the historical and cultural context of the infected society. In the past, mass psychoses have led to witch hunts, genocides and even dancing manias, but in the modern era it is the mass psychosis of totalitarianism that is the greatest threat:

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‘America’s Exorcist’: A Conversation with Fr. Gary Thomas

Jon Oleksiuk
February 22, 2020

Real Exorcist, Father Gary Thomas’ answers 20 questions about exorcism, demon possession, the satan, spirits, spiritual warfare, mediums, the new age, the occult, the Catholic Church, and more. Fr Thomas’s story is chronicled in the book, The Rite: The Making of a Modern Exorcist.

I sat with Vatican-Trained Exorcist Fr. Gary Thomas who is arguably the best-known exorcist in America. This interview was shot for the documentary film called Battling Darkness: Hollywood & the Rise of Exorcism.

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ACADEMIC FREEDOM CONFERENCE II Video Proceedings

Are there Limits to Inquiry?

jamesfetzer.blogspot.com

Should faculty be restrained from or even punished for investigating complex and controversial events of enormous political significance?

Jim Fetzer and Stephen Francis are very pleased to present:

Academic Freedom Conference (Taped Saturday, 27-28 August 2016)

 

 


AFC II: Introduction: James H. Fetzer

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WHY DOES IT MATTER?

AFC II: Session 1: Francis A. Boyle, Ph.D.,

noted Professor of International Law at the University of Illinois College

of Law, earned his  A.B. in Political Science from Chicago, J.D. from

Harvard Law School and his A.M. and Ph.D. in Political Science

also from Harvard University.

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