Why do people conform to the masses?
It roots down to something fundamental. Sure, we as humans are mostly psychologically programed to be social creatures that wants to be accepted by others. It’s natural to want to be a part of the crowd. But that’s the problem.
When following the masses, it creates a destructive habit. For one, it is easy to just follow everyone else. There’s not much thinking involved when all you have to do is go with the flow and follow what everyone else is doing join life.
Go to school, get a job, rely on the government to take care of you when you retire. Eat, sleep, Continue Reading
From the previous post I asked a question that you’ve probably heard from your parents when you were a young kid. If you have children, you’ve probably asked you kids this very same question to make a statement.
“If your friends jumped off a bridge, are you going to follow them too?”
Of course this is a rhetorical question. The answer is obviously “no”, unless you are a vampire that like to jump off bridges for fun like a blood sucker from the classic The Lost Boys movie.
The question is meant to make several statements and teach a simple lesson – Continue Reading
“The opposite for courage is not cowardice, it is conformity. Even a dead fish can go with the flow.” – Jim Hightower
This quote was quoted to me from a pretty wise Hawaii towing company employee that helped me when I was in a rut with my car.
As we’ve mentioned, it’s easy for people to be manipulated. It’s no help not to be manipulated when we as humans naturally want to be a part of “the group”.
Generally, we being social creatures, we tend gravitate to conform to what everyone else seems to be doing and subconsciously forming a hive mind mentality. Continue Reading
People can be manipulated very easily as I’ve mentioned on several posts. And that doesn’t exclude you.
Manipulation happens on small scales, such as a person manipulating a friend to do something with an ulterior motive behind it. But, manipulation also happens on a massive scale with mass population control as the motive. Many vehicles have been and are being used to manipulate and control the masses. Some of the techniques are subliminal so most people do not even suspect or know about it.
Think about it. Are the things that you do today your own choice? Continue Reading