September 9, 2018

The Sound of the Sublime

Have you ever heard of something called, the Jerusalem Syndrome?  It’s a kind of temporary psychosis that strikes a few dozen tourists, mostly Christian, who visit the city of Jerusalem every year.  These are usually perfectly normal people who go on holiday to see the sites, and then, as a surprise to everyone and themselves as well, they have a psychotic break.  Here are a list of possible symptoms put together to help tour guides and hotel personnel recognize the behavior ...