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Groupthink: New examples of an age-old problem as defined by a simple experiment

• The Political Commentator
Humans: Free thinkers or sheep? It's sunny outside but I tell you that it's not and you concur. A picture's background is red but I tell you that it is green, and again you agree. Is it that I am actually right, or that you are easily led to whatever conclusion I want you to be led to? We all know how problematic groups of people easily led can potentially be. Here's the simple question. Are you able to independently think through a problem using your basic "problem solving" skills, or are you more likely swayed by the "crowd" mentality...