Psychology Of Friendship AND Peer Pressure

Conformity

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Group conformity, Group validation and Group approval all generate pressure for individuals living in a group and it is usually natural for individuals to seek conformation from group by their actions and expressions. However group conformation is dangerous thing at the same time and can steer people in unknown directions blindly. I am watching the greatest display of this mind set on facebook. Those people who are perfectly well settled in their lives and surroundings are choosing to spread ideas and opinions that they don’t have any basic knowledge or understanding about. The actions are driven by group identity which range from being member of a community till being member of a particular religious group. Its takes rather a ridiculous turn, when those who have never experienced slightest uncertainty in life are choosing to deliver lectures on how uncertain people are feeling in turbulent areas of the world. Even more ridiculous…

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