This seems tied to mass hysteria, mob mentality and cults and religions and governemnts, fraternities, etc..(I could go on and on)groups, in general.
I feel there is some kind of subconscious mental/spiritual link we all have (it only makes sense since we are all simply extensions of the Godhead..in my belief system, at least, it makes sense to me)and I think that depending on some sort of proximity physical and/or mental/emotional connections made (feeding into each others energies) those links can build up a bit..at least for a bit.
They say "energy goes where it's directed"
Willie Wonka quotes..
What is this Wonka, some kind of funhouse?
Why? Are you having fun?
A little nonsense now and then is relished by the wisest men.
We are the music makers, we are the dreamers of dreams