How the World Went Mad
An animated series that takes a satirical look at just how the world got so mad.
How the World Went Mad: Episode 1
What is madness anyway? In the 1960s a scientists named David Rosenhan devised an ingenious experiment to find out. The only problem was, he couldn’t escape. Can we?
How the World Went Mad: Episode 2
What makes someone politically insane? By looking at the psychological of suicide bombers, we can see the profile of the self-destructive personality. Does Trump have one?
How the World Went Mad: Episode 3
Why are mad people so entertaining to watch? The history of how ‘freaks’ took over television shows us why crazy became such a ratings bonanza. Is it any surprise that craziest politicians do the best?
How the World Went Mad: Episode 4
What did people vote for a TV star? By breaking down the psychology of UFO conspiracy theories, we can see how epidemics of collective insanity came break out. Is anybody truly, unwaverably sane?
How the World Went Mad: Episode 5
Is there a cure for collective madness? Ancient civilisations had festivals of madness all the time, but it was always a ritual to strength the ‘sane’ order. But what’s the ritual for a 21st-century disease?
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