Adaptation and obedience (4)

Most of the time we trust our own thoughts, our own feelings or even our own perceptions. Of course, sometimes we let others convince us that we are wrong.

But how often does that happen? And how far can it go that we simply participate, accept our own opinion, even our own perception as wrong in a group of people without anyone explicitly convincing us?

How does adaptation happen? And, how well does such adaptation work?


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