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The True Believer: Thoughts on the Nature of Mass Movements

by: Eric Hoffer

Publisher: Harper (1951)


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Staff Pick by comrade: KC

Hoffer's analysis of the psychology of mass movements--which provide identity, orientation, and meaning to "true believers"--is crucial reading in our ostensibly "post-ideological" age. While his argument suffers from an opposition between 'strong' individualism & 'weak' collectivism, his comparison of Nazi & Christian ideology is sure to stimulate.