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ebola continues to dominates headlines worldwide — and people’s dreams. source: newsmap.jp

According to dreams on twitter, more folks are dreaming about ebola than even a core archetype like “mom.”  This fear campaign has been a total success.  Without at all speaking to the topic of ebola itself, the global media hype has registered fear deep within the collective consciousness of the human psyche on a massive level.

More on the technical methodology in a future post, but suffice to say this is an extremely rough sampling.

Most popular dreams on twitter for the week ending 10/19/2014:

love: 0.88%
guy: 0.88%  
happy: 0.88%
buy: 0.89%
concert: 0.92%
cried: 0.93%
felt: 0.93%
followed: 0.94%
people: 0.94%
much: 0.94%
miss: 0.96%
phone: 0.98%
mom: 1.05%
car: 1.07%
new: 1.07%
girl: 1.07%
gave: 1.08%
told: 1.09%
hair: 1.12%  
bought: 1.13%
ebola: 1.17%
man: 1.19%
half: 1.22%  
crying: 1.23%
good: 1.23%
never: 1.24%
ever: 1.24%
baby: 1.26%
day: 1.36%
time: 1.4%  
house: 1.47%
weird: 1.48%
made: 1.51%
died: 1.53%  
school: 1.64%
sad: 1.66%
life: 1.79%
true: 1.79%
friends: 1.79%
shutter: 1.91%   
nightstand: 1.91%
sunglasses: 1.92%
best: 1.94%
pair: 1.98%
woke: 9.33%
pegs: 10.77%
hopped: 10.77%
bike: 10.85%
rode: 10.86%
riding: 10.91%
saw: 11.7%

By comparison, and significantly, we are increasingly numb to the war on terror:

terrorized: 0.001%
terrorizing: 0.001%
terrorists: 0.001%
terror: 0.001%
terrorising: 0.001%
terrorist: 0.02%