Does History Repeat Itself? Bret Speaks with Mattias Desmet


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Bret Speaks with Mattias Desmet on the subject of mass formation, a topic Mattias has spent a great deal of time exploring and has written a recent book on (The Psychology of Totalitarianism), linked below. They tackle this process from their differing backgrounds of expertise and discuss what it suggests about our path into the future.

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(00:00) Introduction

(02:10) Sponsors

(05:32) What is mass formation?

(09:55) Modern masses Vs ancient masses

(15:10) Conditions for mass formation

(31:00) Desirable evolutionary reason for mass formation

(39:20) Evergreen mass formation

(43:00) Mass formation is a state of madness

(47:15) Bret and Mattias disagreement

(54:25) What if Hitler had won

(01:01:36) Mass formation is a symptom

(01:03:20) Love and rationality

(01:07:50) Is mass formation rational?

(01:12:32) Individuals who stood up during pandemic

(01:18:58) Woke mass formation

(01:29:40) Importance of words and language

(01:34:11) Isolation during the pandemic

(01:36:35) One mass formation after another

(01:42:40) Unease across the population

(01:45:22) Reductionist mechanist materialist ideology

(01:59:30) Wrap up

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