Professor Mattias Desmet works at Ghent University in Belgium has been explaining the four conditions that are needed for mass hysteria to occur. Michael analyzes each one and talks about where you see each one in society in today and even before the pandemic started.
And here's a clip of Prof. Desmet explaining it himself.
The Four Things:
- Socially Isolated People
- A Lack of Sense-Making in Life
- Free Floating Anxiety
- Free Floating Psychological Discontent