Tag: megalophobia

Japanese Miniatures: Cat Maximisation

October 30, 2017 By arne hendriks Off

Our series of┬áJapanese Miniatures investigates the specific Japanese sensitivity for small as expressed in their love for things like bonsai, sushi, netsuke, and capsule hotels. Japan ‘knows’ things about shrinking that may help the human species embrace the desire for, or overcome hurdles to, becoming…

40 Whales

January 15, 2011 By arne hendriks Off

Creating a more sustainable lifestyle is an important argument why shrinking could be a good idea. At the same time the very real possibility of widespread megalophobia as a result of smaller size may lead to unsuspected urges to compensate. People will always find ways…


October 15, 2010 By arne hendriks 0

Quite often the ┬áprimary response to The Incredible Shrinking Man’s ambition to downsize the human body is the fear of being exposed to animals. As we’ll shrink, our environment and everything in it will appear a lot larger. The fear of large animals and objects…