As yet it is not sufficiently general, and many statesmen are still no further advanced than the theorists of the last century, who believed that a society could break off with its past and be entirely recast on lines suggested solely by the light of reason. These two characteristics are to be found in all men grouped together when they are inspired by a conviction of any kind. In brief, it’s the mad mob view, it’s a view that you see every time you see collective behavioral riots, it’s the fact that these people aren’t protesting about anything, they don’t have any grievances, they don’t had any reason, they are ‘mad’, so we’ve got nothing to ask about ourselves, and the inequalities of our society, we can just point at them and say it’s just about them. By the mere fact of its being constantly repeated, this assertion has ended by becoming one of the most steadfast democratic dogmas. Le Bon incorporates Darwin and Haeckel into his thought on heredity and human nature: Environment, circumstances, and events represent the social suggestions of the moment. In consequence, were the electorate solely composed of persons stuffed with sciences their votes would be no better than those emitted at present. Books on crowd behavior analysis The Crowd: A Study of the Popular Mind Gustave Le Bon Comment: A classical book on crowd psychology. They may have a considerable influence, but this influence is always momentary if it be contrary to the suggestions of the race; that is, to those which are inherited by a nation from the entire series of its ancestors…The biological sciences have been transformed since embryology has shown the immense influence of the past on the evolution of living beings; and the historical sciences will not undergo a less change when this conception has become more widespread. This meticulously edited collection is formatted for your eReader with a functional and detailed table of contents:The Social Contract (Jean-Jacques Rousseau)The Crowd: A Study of the Popular Mind (Gustave Le Bon)The Psychology of Revolution (Gustave Le Bon)Extraordinary Popular Delusions and the Madness of Crowds (Charles Mackay)Instincts of the Herd in Peace and War (Wilfred Trotter)The Behavior of Crowds: A Psychological Study (Everett Dean Martin)Crowds: A Moving-Picture of Democracy (Gerald Stanley Lee)The Group Mind: A Sketch of the Principles of Collective Psychology (William McDougall)Jean-Jacques Rousseau was a Francophone Genevan philosopher, writer, and composer of the 18th century.Jean-Jacques Rousseau was a Francophone Genevan philosopher, writer, and composer of the 18th century.Gustave Le Bon was a French polymath whose areas of interest included anthropology, psychology, sociology, medicine, invention, and physics.Wilfred Trotter was an English surgeon, a pioneer in neurosurgery. A civilisation involves fixed rules, discipline, a passing from the instinctive to the rational state, forethought for the future, an elevated degree of culture — all of them conditions that crowds, left to themselves, have invariably shown themselves incapable of realising. 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