Black Friday: A Pavlovian Mental Disorder – Now Medicated by ‘Cyber Monday’

Saturday, November 29, 2014
By Paul Martin

Patrick Henningsen
21st Century Wire
November 29, 2014

Yes, it’s ‘that time of year’ and that means we get another annual dose of America’s twin obsessions – those who partake in Black Friday madness, and those who enjoy watching it.

I used to think it was all just part of the human herd mentality – just another twisted expression of crowd dynamics, but there is a lot more to it than that.

For better or for worse, Black Friday is officially part of Americana, but many are not aware just how deep its roots go. It’s still a work in progress whose evolution began around the time of the Founding Fathers and is currently tossing and turning inside the giant digital half-pipe known as the internet…

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