I found more relevance in this book regarding the USA than some of my fellow reviewers given the fact that the powers of any government usually manifest themselves universally and... Read morePublished on August 31, 2012 by Frank D. V.
An excellent compilation of the many silly but expensive scares the public falls for. We're still a nation of sheep who are terrified the sky is falling.Published on May 3, 2011 by Colorado Book Lover
It is past time that we looked more carefully at this "Group Think" hysteria which captures the media and public every so often. Read morePublished on May 18, 2010 by Reader
A well-researched and superb selection of the sort of madness and mass delusions that have always gripped mankind. Read morePublished on February 3, 2010 by T. Smith
I found this book interesting from beginning to end. It was well documented. The content was sobering and I found it amazing that the entire world could be duped by government... Read morePublished on November 21, 2009 by PJ
Provides the history and the facts about many of the overblown crises scaring the public and causing tremendous wastsPublished on September 17, 2008 by Sceptical but not Cynical
This book is very revealing.
Not just about us as a species and how we tend to except negative over positive.... Read more
This book describes and documents (thoroughly) a series of historically recent hysteria incidents in Britain and America, usually caused by "real" events which were immediately... Read morePublished on July 16, 2008 by Sadie Bearden