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[BONUS] Mass Formation

Danny McCarthy and I discuss Mass Formation and Consequent Totalitarian Behavior in Homo Sapiens, with most of our conversation building around this quote: "Usually it is only about 30% [of a population that gets] grasped in a  mass phenomenon or hypnosis.  An additional 35-45% usually does not want  to raise a dissonant voice in the public space because they are scared  of the consequences.  So, usually about 70% who shut up – 30% because  they are convinced by the mainstream narrative and 40% because they  don’t dare to speak out.  And then there is an additional 20-25-30% who  does not go along with the narrative and says it in certain situations." - Dr. Mattias Desmet School Sucks Project · Mass ...

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[BONUS] In Pursuit of Utopia (Episode 9) New Harmony and Beyond

Kevin Cole joins Danny and Brett once again to wrap-up the exploration of New Harmony. Discussed: After its collapse, was New Harmony (or the broader work of Owen) cited by later social planners, philosophers, etc.? In what context? What is the legacy of New Harmony? What impact did the experiment have on American history? The real Illuminati: What was the significance of Pestalozzi's membership? Where does Kevin's personal interest in New Harmony come from? What is most interesting/important about New Harmony? How does the experiment at New Harmony compare to the American experiment? Are they necessarily opposed philosophies? Are there any elements of New Harmony that you think have rightly been incorporated into our society? Are there any other elements ...

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