The Power of Ones, by Robert Gore

The order that usually emerges is warlords, but Robert seems more hopeful.

STRAIGHT LINE LOGIC

Your first duty is to think for yourself.

Humanity’s greatest scourge is groupthink. Millions have marched off to war, convinced of their side’s goodness and the enemy’s evil, and didn’t come back or came back in coffins. Billions have embraced politics and political philosophies with warning labels for anyone who cared to look: destruction and death sure to follow. Against the death toll from groupthink, the Black Plague, Spanish Flu, cancer, heart disease, and every other human malady shrink to insignificance.

If you could somehow open the brains of those who followed leaders and malignant idiocies to their deaths, the one thing you would find is the thought, actually the stale remnant of a thought, a trite rationalization—because everyone is doing it. Fortunately, it’s never everyone doing it, there are always those who oppose; it’s how the human race has survived. When word and deed become too dangerous…

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2 Responses to The Power of Ones, by Robert Gore

  1. Robert Gore says:

    Thank you my friend for reposting my article.

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  2. Group think is based on several attitudes/traits such as insecurity or lonliness and the need to fit in//belong, empathy to the plight of others, peer pressure or media ostracization, or plain gullible ignorance to other lines of thought.

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