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Hypnotic Leadership: Leaders, Followers, and the Loss of Self

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Charismatic leadership in its extreme manifestations resembles a hypnotic situation in which the followers lose their autonomic judgment. Popper compares leadership to fire. The leader is the spark, the followers the fuel, and the circumstances the oxygen that feeds the flames. Fire can destroy everything in its path, and such a strong fire is a metaphor for what is descri ...more
Hardcover, 144 pages
Published March 30th 2001 by Praeger Publishers (first published March 1st 2001)
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A brief overview of the psychology of destructive leaders and their followers, who seek refuge in them. Good introduction to the subject. Don't buy this, as it's $100 on Amazon right now.
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