Mass Hysteria, Madness and Feminism

History of Mass Hysteria An early occurrence of a new form of irrationality was surfacing in the age of ‚enlightenment’, when a mob was yelling (rather unenlightened) “Hang to the lanterns, who has a handkerchief!”, and “Hang to the lanterns, who hasn’t got horny skin!”.[i] The people who had soft skin, faced the danger to […]