2. CROWDS ARE CREDULOUS AND READILY INFLUENCED BY





SUGGESTION. The obedience of crowds to suggestions--The images

evoked in the mind of crowds are accepted by them as

realities--Why these images are identical for all the individuals

composing a crowd--The equality of the educated and the ignorant

man in a crowd--Various examples of the illusions to which the

individuals in a crowd are subject--The impossibility of

according belief to the testimony of crowds--The unanimity of

numerous witnesses is one of the worst proofs that can be invoked

to establish a fact--The slight value of works of history.





1. THE LEADERS OF CROWDS. 3. THE EXAGGERATION AND INGENUOUSNESS OF THE SENTIMENTS OF facebooktwittergoogle_plusredditpinterestlinkedinmail

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