Remedies Against Groupthink

Groupthink Consequences Groupthink is described historically by the myth of the┬áCassandra syndrome. This myth describes a prediction or warning that goes unheeded with serious consequences.┬áThe term comes from the story about Cassandra, who was raped by the senior adviser to her father at court. To defend against accusations, she was personally discredited. So Cassandra's special …

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The Role of Criticism

Find the Truth Someone once asked me "How can we increase people's willingness to accept criticism and enhance their ability to find the truth?" Personally, I do not believe that human nature can be changed. For example, the idea that another banking crisis can be prevented by people calling for less greed, does not make …