“Men, it has been well said, think in herds; it will be seen that they go mad in herds, while they only recover their senses slowly, one by one.”

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Charles Mackay - TRANSCEND Media Service

Charles Mackay was a Scottish poet, journalist, author, anthologist, novelist, and songwriter, remembered mainly for his book, Extraordinary Popular Delusions and the Madness of Crowds. Wikipedia

 


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