Nadeesha Cabral


Collective happiness is a grand delusion

July 27, 2020

    • Harari argues that human derive meaning for their existence by synchronizing one’s self-delusion with the collective delusion of the society.
    • People find happiness in that conviction.
    • I think society functions on this collective mass delusions

      • Ex: Salem Witch Trials, Flat Earthers, Currency
      • In “Behind the curve” the flat-earther ideology seemed like a symptom of the individual’s search for meaning and connection.