From: Van oost Kenneth (email@example.com)
Date: Mon 02 Feb 2004 - 14:56:10 GMT
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From: "Scott Chase" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Friday, January 30, 2004 6:45 AM
Subject: groupthink gauntlet: MacArthur's ill-fated drive toward the Yalu
<< Whatever the definition of groupthink may be, in the end the individual
will always be part of the process. The question will always be raised to-
wards any indivudual " what drives you ', ' what is your reason for joining
' what is your input ', ' will you give feedback ' !?
Any individual will indulge different forces ( impuls, defense mechanisms
direction- guiding choises), everything what drives the different mem(e)bers
will eventually end up in one melting- pot which in turn will enforce/
That is only analyses in retrospective, because as being an indivudual I
no clue what my influence, and those of my co- members, is and will on the
outcome ' of- what- I- experience- as- groupinfluence '.
Moreover, I easily can experience the group as something what is completely
So to get to the example, I am afraid I got bad news for you Scott,
like raised above determine what being human is all about !
What do you exept, direction, meaning, sense of life !?
Think of what drives us all, the fundamental loneliness and the tendency for
solidarity_ the paradox of being autonomous and the desire/ need for
guidness ( from gods, kings, masters,...)
So, no, groupthinking as noted in the title of this thread is misleading....
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