The Ruling Class creates, promotes and feeds grand delusions in order to aquire more and more power. By spreading fear, negativity, deceit and confusion, they manipulate people into believing politicians, oligarchs and other powerful elites should rule and dominate society.
MASS PSYCHOSIS - How an Entire Population Becomes MENTALLY ILL
What is mass psychosis? How does is start? Has it happened before? Are we experiencing one right now? And if so, how can the stages of a mass psychosis be reversed?
If you tell a lie big enough and keep repeating it, people will eventually come to believe it. The lie can be maintained only for such time as the state can shield the people from the political, economic and/or military consequences of the lie. It thus becomes vitally important for the state to use all of its powers to repress dissent, for the truth is the mortal enemy of the lie, and thus by extension, the truth is the greatest enemy of the state. - Joseph Goebbels, Nazi minister of propaganda