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The Mandela Effect
Transcript of 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?
Imprisoned for 27 years from 1964 until 1991
President of South Africa from 1994 to 1999
Died in 2013 at the age of 95
- 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 Event or Decision Occurs
Note: They are
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
*Easily effected by people and ideas around us
-STAIN vs -STEIN:
after the research
1. Willing the self to remember something a certain way
2. Word Association - Frankenstein, Einstein