[Eric Hoffer] is a student of extraordinary perception and insight. The range of his reading and research is vast, amazing. [The True Believer is] one of the most provocative books of our immediate day.Christian Science Monitor The famous bestseller with concise insight into what drives the mind of the fanatic and the dynamics of a mass movement (Wall St. Journal) by Presidential Medal of Freedom recipient Eric Hoffer, The True Believer is a landmark in the field of social psychology, and even more relevant today than ever before in history. Called a brilliant and original inquiry and a genuine contribution to our social thought by Arthur Schlesinger, Jr., The True Believer is mandatory reading for anyone interested in the machinations by which an individual becomes a fanatic.
Thoughts on the Nature of Mass Movements