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What Made the Beatles So Big? Diagnosing ‘Beatlemania’

John McMillian - Daily Beast

10/31/2013 (7/11/2017)

#historical_precedent #differential_diagnosis #hysteria #movement_disorder #catatonia
#pandemic_media #pandemic_art
#SARSCoV2_timeline #Fall1963…
“THE ADVENT OF BEATLES-INSPIRED HYSTERIA can be difficult to date, but the phenomenon we call “#Beatlemania” got its name in a (London) Daily Mirror article that appeared fifty years ago this month. “Beatles Vs. Stones,”author John McMillian explores the roots of the phenomenon.” THE ADVENT OF BEATLES-INSPIRED HYSTERIA can be difficult to
“When it comes to explaining Beatlemania—a phenomenon unlike anything the world has ever seen, before or since—it would seem that we’ve all been afflicted by a tremendous failure of collective discernment.”

#historical_precedent How did the Beatles ever manage to inspire such frenzy in th
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Full Documentary by #OliverStone (Original English version)…

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Covid #hamster cull could see 2,000 animals #executed after positive test in #HongKong -Jan 18
-The city will also stop the sale of hamsters and the import of small mammals, according to officials from the Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department…
#FEAR The novel 'crona virus' #batflu Vs #Catflu SIMPSON CARTOON | 6.6.2020
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#KillerCats #PANIC #CHAOS
Major coronavirus variant found in pets for first time -19 Mar 2021
- Infected cats and dogs experience serious symptoms, but it’s unclear whether the virus is causing them.…
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Let's talk cybersecurity.

I seldom jump on the "Luddites vs. Tech" bandwagon because I wish to remain focused on alleviating #hysteria. This is why I only railed for things e.g. #heuristics: it slashed the fearmongering.

Here, though, we see a...…
...human conflict dating back to when Paul wrote (dictated?) Romans 8:18-21.

Look, I get it: you want to save lives on the battlefield.

But that's from *your* perspective.

From an enemy's perspective, you want to improve your #KillRatio so you can conquer them...
Military leaders on ALL sides suffer an ages-old problem.

They once preferred bows & arrows over guns; then they preferred horse-drawn artillery over tanks; and now they prefer manned aircraft over drones.

"Cyber" to them is a soldier with a laser pointer guiding a JDAM...
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Most #cryptocurrency exchange owners and #newschannels in #India seem to be pretty much clueless about what the exact definition of a private cryptocurrency is.

Thread continued👇
This confusion and chaos has been driven by the recent #hysteria about the government apparently confused whether to do a #cryptoban or #regulatecrypto.
All those news articles that sprung up about the #fakeban, initially were based upon this generic understanding that all #cryptocurrencies are private in nature.
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Mink Farming Technique - Mink Fur Harvest and Processing in Factory
(Note: Most of the world's farmed fur is/was produced by European farmers. These areas of production collectively account for 50% of the global production of farmed fur.) #covid19
EU-Commission approves (wasted) €1.74 billion #danish scheme to support mink farmers and related businesses in context of coronavirus outbreak (note: there is no evidence of #covid19 exchange from fur animals to humans 😉). #Covid19 #hysteria…
USA - CDC - Animals and COVID-19 (Updated Aug. 5, 2021)
Mink and SARS-CoV-2 - Currently, there is NO evidence that mink are playing a significant role in the spread of #COVID19 to people.😉…
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I will now fully defend @jonathanreiber's assertion.

Notice his key phrase: "a measurable economic impact on the American population."

This measurement derives from the fact #ColonialPipeline itself chose to shut down its operations "out of an abundance of caution"...
2/11 we can rightly say "computer security #hysteria led to a measurable economic impact on the American population."

But ... have there been UN-measured impacts?


I can cite my hilarious audio column from exactly 20 years ago today:
I consider it a first -- a true first! -- that we can measure a real economic impact from computer security #hysteria.

Now we have a cyber attack on the world's largest meat supplier. And it won't surprise me if @JBSCareers shuts down all operations "as a precaution."
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Dear @RobManess,

Some of your followers will remember me from the 1990s "Computer Virus Myths homepage" and 2000s "Vmyths" site.

In this short thread I'll reveal why the #ColonialPipeline "cyberwar attack" is in fact COMPLETE HYSTERIA…
Both Clinton in 1998 and Obama in 2009 hyped up cyber attacks similar to what we saw with #ColonialPipeline. "[Criminals] extort money by threats to unleash computer viruses…"

Clinton & Obama used their hype to issue flawed executive orders—

—just like Biden.
And now #ColonialPipeline has openly admitted THEY pinched our nation's feeding tube. No cyber terrorist did it!

They shut down the flow of oil as a #precaution when a cyber-mugger told their Billing dept. to "gimme all your bitcoins":
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Let's talk cybersecurity #hysteria.

Four days ago, Chris Krebs confirmed cyber terrorists had remotely shut down the east coast's lifeblood.

His tweet is why I fueled my pickup that very day with $140 of diesel at $2.67/gal at Dodge's gas station on Rt 49 in Gulfport MS.
Cybersecurity #hysteria has done amazing things over the last three decades.

And I do mean "amazing"!

It led us the knee-jerk idea for a "precautionary disconnect," which is when we shut down our operations to prevent a computer attack from shutting down our operations.
Of course we now know it was #ColonialPipeline who shut down their own operations, not the cyber terrorists--

--because they don't trust their own cyber security team.

And why should they?

I've railed for two decades on the *true* purpose a CISO serves to a company:
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New important thread.

Explored: Rockefeller communique on #contacttracing, Verified (UN) guide on #vaccine #communications, insights via #Vaccine Confidence Project, & a Behavioral Insights report. Today> special report from Oct 15 2020 meeting, #WHO, Technical Advisory Group. Image
"On 15 Oct 2020, the WHO Technical Advisory Group (TAG) on Behavioural Insights & Sciences for Health held a special meeting w/ the WHO Department of Immunization, Vaccines & Biologicals to discuss behavioural considerations in relation to COVID-19 #vaccine #acceptance & uptake." Image
The report was developed by members of the WHO Technical Advisory Group on Behav. Insights & Sciences for Health, chaired by Cass Sunstein, largely credited w/ developing/popularizing notion of "nudges" as policy tools.

Technical Advisory Group members:… Image
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Let's talk cybersecurity.

Specifically, let's use #hysteria to snatch the electoral college from Biden so Trump can serve another White House term:…
We can pick ANY blue states here; I'll pick Georgia & Pennsylvania for fun

Again, our goal is to use #hysteria to snatch some electoral college votes from Biden…
El Prez can begin by collecting all the research that WE THE PEOPLE in cybersecurity use to cast our own pall of fear over electronic voting:
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Had u voor #covid19 geaccepteerd dat burgers zo behandeld zouden worden door de politiek die politie aansturen? (Haagse Markt 25 maart 2020)
In Aerdenhout/Wassenaar zouden ze nooit zo optreden, nooit 😉
#COVIDIDIOTS  #politiestaat…  (minuut 0.30 😉)
Langzaam werd het volk geprogrammeerd om volgzaam te zijn, toe te juichen dat mensen op de Haagse Markt worden verjaagd, elkaar aan te geven bij instanties, etc.
Als het straks bij u gebeurt is er niemand meer om te protesteren.…  
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Oh, you think the U.S. "War on Social Media" started in 2020? Hey, it's been going on for a dozen years! This 2008 @WIRED story proves you can't spell "SNAFU" without USAF:…
I went on to #FOIA the *original* hysterical PowerPoint slides ... plus the biography of the USAF officer who started it all ... plus two clarification emails he sent in a desperate attempt to stop the mass #hysteria he created:…
...I followed up five years later by noting the officer who caused EVERYONE IN THE U.S. AIR FORCE to freak out ... um, he "earned a promotion and, almost certainly, a medal for exemplary performance during his tour at the 1st Special Operations Wing"…
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1/ A very compelling story about how #Women's #Pain & especially #Black women's pain is dismissed and disregarded by the healthcare system.…
2/ The story begins with a woman with sickle cell & her horrifying experience in the hospital. It also discusses pain from syndrome's unique to women, like endometriosis or fibroids.
3/ Pain is a feminist issue. #PainToo must be believed. First, there is the dismissal of women's accounts of their own bodies, tracing to a history of dismissal of symptoms due to absurd misconceived views of #Hysteria in women. Trans folks get the same treatment, or worse.
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'This is what a #PoliceState is like'
Special 360-degree camera-cars in City of Rotterdam, checking group forming regarding #COVID19 measures.
The statue text on WW II Resistance say's 'unbroken resistance 1940-1945😉'…
In Tunisia you must show your “papers” to patrolling robots if you are on the streets during their #COVID_19 lockdown!
Get used to it people(or not!)
#Agenda21 #NWO #1984isTRUTH #auspol #Coronavirus
Former Supreme Court Justice: 'This is what a #PoliceState is like'
The former Supreme Court Justice Jonathan Sumption, QC, has denounced the police response to the #coronavirus, saying the country is suffering 'collective #Hysteria'.
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#COVID19 #Fascism / #Communism has arrived and you expected #Hitler or #Stalin, didn’t you?🤣
Our civil rights are being trampled by lying politicians, cooperating police and military.
Worst part, the public ‘thinks’ it is OK 😁😉

21Day #SouthAfricaLockdown - Police & Army brutilize civilians
Mind you, if the Police & Army were White the whole leftist world would demonstrate shouting "RACISM or FASCISM".
Are black Communist Police & Army allowed to do this?🤔
Status of COVID-19
As of 19 March 2020, COVID-19 is no longer considered to be a high consequence infectious diseases (HCID) in the #UK. Mortality rates are low overall, #COVID19 should no longer be classified as an HCID 🤔…
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U.S. military, COVID19, bio-terrorism drill, pre-911 war games, media role and the Covid ‘crisis’🤔
June 22-23, 2001, just under 3 months before 9/11, the U.S. military held a war game at Andrews Air Force Base called Dark Winter.
The scenario of this bio-terrorism drill was designed to simulate a bio-terrorism attack in three states in which one of these states would be Pennsylvania.
On 22–23 June 2001, the Johns Hopkins Center for Civilian Biodefense Strategies in collaboration with others held a senior-level exercise entitled “Dark Winter” that simulated a covert smallpox attack on the United States.
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Thread. Medical Hysteria and #InternationalWomensDay

In 1882, Anna O is considered 'patient zero' for the diagnosis of "Hysteria"

#Hysteria was originally a diagnosis only given to women

Anna O fell ill in 1880 after her father died, possibly of Tuberculosis
2. Her symptoms: severe 'nervous' #cough, paralysis, numbness, vision/hearing/speech disturbances, hallucinations, #cognitive difficulties

She was diagnosed with "Hysteria" by Breuer and Freud in ~1882

3. Breuer claimed that he cured Anna O of #Hysteria using 'talking out' therapy (a very early forerunner to #psychotherapy)

His claim was false

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Brett Kavanaugh is all smiles as his Senate hearing is about to begin. Follow me for a video thread.
.@KamalaHarris interrupts @ChuckGrassley's opening statement to object to fact that senators just received 42,000 documents about Kavanaugh just last night. @SenBlumenthal moves to adjourn the hearing! Protesters start shouting.

Total chaos.
.@SenBooker gets an ovation after he calls for Grassley to slow the process down.

"What is the rush? What are we trying to hide by not having the documents out? What is with the rush?"
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Hi everyone thank you for all your support and empathy in the past few days.
To minimize further injuries, the original voicemail with the intended subject's name has been removed, but I am reposting here with name obscured:… (thanks for tech help!)
I am also reposting my entire Twitter message regarding this incident, with other important ideas I forgot to include:
four days ago my work phone got a rambling but confrontational 3.5 min voicemail from someone questioning my legitimacy to teach based on my presumed #citizenship and #ethnic identity. You can hear the actual message here:…
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