Mass hysteria

Pakistan factory hit by mass psychogenic episode as workers fall ill

Mass hysteria, more precisely known as collective obsessional behavior or mass psychogenic illness is real thing. And this is a textbook example. ‘Paranormal’ activity: Women fall unconscious following ‘exorcism’ at Landhi factory – The Express Tribune. Nearly 25 female workers of a Landhi garments factory fell unconscious in the aftermath of an exorcism to get rid…

Examination phobia triggers “demons” in Namibia school

A clear case of mass psychogenic illness… allAfrica.com: Namibia: ‘Demons Invade’ St Theresia Junior Secondary School Hostel. PANIC befell students at St Theresia Junior Secondary School hostel at Tses after 20 pupils on Sunday afternoon suffered from epileptic type of attacks, triggering fears of demons. The Karas education regional director, Awebahe Hoeseb, yesterday confirmed the…

Wolves cause sheep mass panic and death

This was a massacre apparently caused by the madness of the herd. Wolves kill 176 sheep near Victor, greatest loss recorded in Idaho | KTVB.COM Boise. A southeastern Idaho ranch lost 176 sheep as the animals ran in fear from two wolves that chased through a herd of about 2,400 animals south of Victor. Sheepherders…

Want to get off of school? Pretend to be possessed.

A case of possession in the Philippines or something more cerebral? School officials suspend classes over ‘evil spirits’ – Inquirer News. Classes were suspended Thursday at Isaac Lopez Integrated School in Mandaluyong City after around 20 students aged between 12 and 16 started acting strangely—screaming, crying, fainting and convulsing—prompting claims that they were possessed by evil spirits.…

Mass hysteria sex ed

A case of stress triggered a mass reaction in a school. These things happen. Six kids collapse in sex education class – The Local. There was some distress in the classroom as a number of children collapsed after they were asked to colour in pictures of sexual organs while learning about human reproduction. A biology…

Bangladesh factory haunted, with fear

This fits the pattern of mass psychogenic illness. Prayers to drive out ghost at Bangladesh garment plant. Some 3,500 workers stopped work at the plant in Gazipur, north of Dhaka on Tuesday, and smashed furniture to demand action to remove the ghost, which some workers claimed had attacked them in the ladies’ washroom. “The agitating…

Teacher, teacher, there’s a hairy creature!

A textbook case of mass hysteria/mass psychogenic illness. HAIRY CREATURE SIGHTING DISTURBS CLASSES | The Voice. Teachers at Mathiba Primary School in Maun had to abruptly end classes last week Friday after students reported seeing a hairy little creature. Regional Director for North West District in the Ministry of Education and Skills Development, Acro Maseko…

Methane gas is labeled catalyst for all sorts of catastrophes

Every once in while, I’ll spy over at some forum or another that shall remain unnamed just to see what the latest buzz is in the “top secret” world of conspiracies. I discovered that the rash of animal deaths over the past few years, mystery sounds, earthquakes, weird weather, and outbreaks of fainting and illness…

Gruesome murders in Cameroon may be related to occult rituals

A series of murders and mutilation of corpses sparks panic in Cameroon. City panicked by wave of suspected ritual killings – CNN.com. On Friday, police found Michele’s corpse with four other bodies dumped outside a kindergarten school. Fighting back tears, Deborah Ngoh Tonye described what was left of her sister’s gruesome corpse. Someone had removed…

The “Doom Boom”: Lots of money spent on fear and paranoia

It seems like the survivalist movement has its share of hucksters trying to profit off people’s paranoia. Frankly, I don’t get the mind set of any of them. Be prepared but when was the last time anyone needed an underground bunker? Check out this story on the new impetus for fear, the President. Preppers Are…

Doomsday rumors compel school attack. Different ending in China.

Eerie. But this had a different ending. China says stabber affected by ‘doomsday rumors’. Officials say a man who went into a school in central China and stabbed 23 children last week was “psychologically affected” by doomsday predictions. Min Yongjun is suspected of going into an elderly woman’s house Friday morning and stabbing her with…

The country is “booming” for the upcoming Doomsdate

Unexplained booms were reported across the country last week. Most remain a mystery as to their source. They are reported at a time where people may be on edge regarding the upcoming Mayan Doomsdate. Mystery mongering sites have taken notice and associated them with a coming catastrophe. Monday night, in Rhode Island. House-rattling boom remains…