Ideas are the seeds of our greatest creations, but they can also sow destruction. When put into action, they lead to individual and social flourishing, or the opposite, suffering and ruin.
Certain ideas can induce mass delusion and motivate individuals to commit such acts of depravity, that to an outside observer, the society will appear to be possessed by evil.
This video reflects on the mass psychosis that broke out across Europe in the mid-20th century and how to use this knowledge to avoid repeating history.
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