“If a group can’t handle legitimate dissent, it’s not a group I want to be part of”

Groucho Marx?  No, some guy who makes very cool videos. See his youtube channel here – one of the quotes in the logo is cool – “People who don’t want you to think are never your friends.”

This one below is about the benefits and the costs of group membership

 

hat-tip MH, via DP

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One Response to “If a group can’t handle legitimate dissent, it’s not a group I want to be part of”

  1. Sam Gunsch says:

    rueful aside re mental health observations…

    re “subjects that go against the group”:

    significant emotional costs

    ADHD relative lack of emotional intelligence is therefore an advantage re capacity to express independent thinking

    we are unable to easily/accurately appreciate or perceive the group’s unstated consensus view, in the first place, due to our relative dysfunction

    so we don’t even get that we’re out of step when we observe something that amounts to saying the Emperor is not wearing clothes or whatever

    explains some of my organizational life

    ha!

    ha! followed by a frowny downturned ha

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