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Herd Mentality

Humanity Needs More Love

Jasmine Cardinal | Posted 07.27.2016 | HuffPost Home
Jasmine Cardinal

I made the decision to leave Facebook a couple of months ago. I found that the reasons I had joined Facebook to begin with (Widow support groups, and...

Separate Yourself From Herd Mentality

Carl Phillips | Posted 04.28.2016 | Healthy Living
Carl Phillips

What if we committed to really seeking our own paths? To learning from others but staying true to ourselves along the way. Staying true to who we want to be. Committing to seek and appreciate all the goodness along the way.

The End of "Awesome"

A.J. Condeelis | Posted 09.14.2016 | Comedy
A.J. Condeelis

This is long overdue. I hoped the problem would go away, but it only seems to be getting worse. It is a slow lingering drawn-out death. The word "awesome" used to mean something.

Adult Behavior This Is Not

Rumni Saha | Posted 09.11.2016 | Impact
Rumni Saha

A friend of mine recently told me that she was avoiding social media like the plague. I was impressed -- finally someone with enough discipline to stay away from hours of mindless mingling, but what she told me next bothered me a great deal.

Journalist Herd Mentality

Jeffrey Abelson | Posted 06.08.2013 | Media
Jeffrey Abelson

How is it that in the last few days I've seen ten articles from all the major newspapers, all of which scream that Obama's calling for cuts in Social Security and Medicare -- then go on to say nothing useful about Social Security, and absolutely nothing at all about Medicare?

Are You A Hero Or Just Part Of The Herd?

Kathy Kastan | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Kathy Kastan

Nietzsche and Kierkegaard described herd mentality as people acting at the same time in the same way with no thought of consequences or a sense of responsibility for their actions.