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The Mandela Effect

Parallel Universes Or Human Error?

Taryn Honeysett

on 18 September 2015

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Transcript of The Mandela Effect

The Mandela Effect
The Mandela Effect
- Founded by Fiona Broome in 2006

- Definition: If there is a large population of people who all share a similar false memory then the phenomenon is "related to alternate history and parallel realities"

- Online discussion and branching ideas since discovery

- Recent popularity stems from social media attention
"This site isn't a conspiracy theory, and we're not talking about 'false memories.' Many of us speculate that parallel realities exist, and we've been 'sliding' between them without realizing it" - Fiona Broome
The Initial Discovery
What Do You Remember?
Nelson Mandela
Imprisoned for 27 years from 1964 until 1991

President of South Africa from 1994 to 1999
Parallel Universes
'A' Universe
'E' Universe
Died in 2013 at the age of 95
Other Events
- 51 or 52 states instead of 50? Puerto Rico?

- "Luke, I am your father." or "No, I am your father." ?

- MLK shot with a handgun at close range or a rifle at long range?

- Spelling of "definitely" or "definately"

Quantum Mechanics
Original Timeline
Quantum Event or Decision Occurs
New timeline/universe
New timeline/universe
Note: They are
to eachother
The Logical Reasoning
1. The effect of the world and others on ourselves

2. Innate desire to feel special

3. The intrinsic want for something

4. The fallibility of the brain/human memory

False Memory Syndrome
- victims of sexual abuse forget about abusive experiences

- repression and dissociation used as coping mechanisms

- Considered however to be "bad therapy"

- psychologists try to persuade clients of abusive pasts
Human Memory
* Unreliable


*Constantly shifting

*Easily effected by people and ideas around us

after the research
1. Willing the self to remember something a certain way

2. Word Association - Frankenstein, Einstein

3. Uniqueness

4. Gullibility
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