The article is a little unfocused. “Confirmation bias is a thing; people sometimes go along to get along” are true enough statements as far as they go, but don’t give the reader a lot of new, actionable information.

Is groupthink universal, or does it affect some more than others? If the latter, what distinguishes those who are less susceptible to it? Inherent nature, upbringing, learned mental habits?

Given that we are incentivized by a desire for in-group status to ignore groupthink in ourselves, how can we proof ourselves against it?

Can you give concrete examples of undesirable outcomes arising from groupthink, and/or situations in which folks have been able to recognize and correct for it, in themselves or others?

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