TAG: group-think

Free Thought vs. Social Conformity

Kingsley L. Dennis – People cannot be fully trusted to say and do what they think is right if others around them are all expressing an opposite opinion.

The Group Is All

Jon Rappoport – More and more, education is entraining children to think of themselves as part of a group.

So, Your Spiritual Awakening Cost You Some Friends

Gregg Prescott, M.S., In5D Guest Writer Waking Times Have you noticed a change in your relationships with other people lately?  Is it sometimes difficult or awkward to talk to others about spiritual topics?  Do you, at times, feel alone in your beliefs?   Have you lost contact with any long time friends recently?  You are not alone!

How to Have Power Over Power – Part II: The Psychology of Power and Prestige

Z, Waking Times
We live in a consumerist society, and our culture reflects that. Unfortunately the reflection is ugly. It shows us an image of greed and excessive wastefulness camouflaged by an outlandish hyper-reality. If we were to peel back this hyper-reality we would reveal the throbbing hunger of our animal nature: the need to be recognized.

How to Have Power Over Power – Part I: The Psychology of Money and Shame

Z, Waking Times
When money is the ritual of a society, or the opiate of the masses, power becomes objective and corrupts absolutely, and the subjective is forgotten. But we cannot forget that we are both objective and subjective creatures. They are self-similar within us. In order to restore the proper equilibrium, we must live moderately (despite money) and practice compassion (in spite of money).

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