Groupthink. It’s a pernicious little phenomenon. It haunts boardrooms, academia, and government. You get a bunch of us Homo sapiens (or as Mike Pence would say Hetero sapiens) together and a job to do, well, things can go wrong. The ability to reason frequently gets sublimated to the need to be part of the team.
And most times being part of the team can mean, You over there! Stop your independent thinking.
Andy’s Follies #31 gives a short overview of groupthink.
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