Everything else, basically.
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Tell me you're being sarcastic.Spots wrote:What if there was like digital evidence of these types of behaviors somewhere?
"Groupthink" doesn't have to conjure up the extremes of Nanking, My Lai, Nazism, Jonestown et al. One can see evidence of unanimity of opinion, interpersonal pressure, self-censorship & mindguards within any ideological or social movement, even freethought. It's easier than ever to promulgate today due to the internet & concomitant social media.
Check out the work of Irving Janis, who coined the term "groupthink"; and there's a decent bibliography here.
The science has been around for a good little while now; and it's a bit terrifying.