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If everyone is thinking alike, then somebody isn't thinking.

Posted to Gurteen Knowledge-Log by David Gurteen on 29 January 2018

 


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If everyone is thinking alike, then somebody isn't thinking.
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Knowledge LetterAppears in the Gurteen Knowledge Letter issue: 211
Posted DateMonday 29 January 2018 09:51 GMT
Posted ByDavid Gurteen

I love quotations and you can find a huge selection on my website. You can also subscribe to receive one at random each a week or day if you wish.

Many of them have a connection in some way. Here are two of my favourites, separated by over 400 years.

There is no conversation more boring than the one where everybody agrees.


If everyone is thinking alike, then somebody isn't thinking.


There is psychological phenomenon called groupthink that makes "thinking alike" more likely in a group discussion.



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