I could write a long article about Conformity, but really … what could be more convincing than this representative example? (video: Brain Games – Conformity (Waiting Room) )
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We are pressured and convinced through a lifetime of social conditioning to conform, get along, go along, agree with, regardless of the rationality.
This isn’t complicated. You will have a natural tendency to conform to the group – the majority. You simply need to have attended high-school to experience it. If you’re honest, you understand this to extend to your adolescent social platform and definitely into your adulthood social platform. Repeated psychological experiments, one after another, confirms the same.
Rather, Consider This Approach . . .
(Dead Poets Society – On Conformity)
Think. It’s not illegal yet.
(I actually have a t-shirt with that phrase on it)
Break from the herd!
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