Gustave Le Bon (May 7, 1841 December 13, 1931) was a French social psychologist and sociologist. He was the author of several works in which he expounded theories of national traits, racial superiority, herd behaviour and crowd psychology.
Crowds are somewhat like the sphinx of ancient fable: It is necessary to arrive at a solution of the problems offered by their psychology or to resign ourselves to being devoured ...
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