Scott Adams explains TDS: ‘How to know if you’re in a mass hysteria bubble’
American Thinker.com ^ | August 18, 2017 | Thomas Lifson
Posted on 8/18/2017, 11:40:09 AM by Kaslin
Scott Adams, the creator of Dilbert and the pundit who best explained and predicted the Trump victory last year, diagnoses Trump Derangement Syndrome as a manifestation of the historical phenomenon of mass hysterias. As usual, there is a lot to chew on, and Adams adds his master persuader perspective to the question.
Along the way, he covers the role of cognitive dissonance in the process of creating and reinforcing the the fantasy bubble. This phenoemnon in its current manifestation was noted by Patricia McCarthy today:
Trump’s press conference on Tuesday made the left’s heads explode. Why? Because everything he said was absolutely true. He does not play by their tyrannical PC rules. He said what was true and that room full of puerile reporters shouting insults at him could not handle the truth. They want what they want to be true but it just is not.
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