17 Nov 2019. 33rd Sunday OT. Cycle C-2019. Mal 3:19-20a + 2Thes 3:7-12 + Lk 21:5-19

GROUPTHINK occurs when a group of well-intentioned people make irrational or non-optimal decisions that are spurred by the urge to conform or the discouragement of dissent … fueled by a particular agenda or simply because group members value harmony and coherence above rational thinking.” — Psychology Today

LEFT-U THINK: “Liberals tend to cluster more; conservatives, especially very conservative people, tend to spread out more, perhaps because they don’t even want to be around themselves.” — Pamela Karlan, Stanford law professor, admits quote when cross-examined as a Democrat witness to the impeachment deliberation against President Donald Trump on 4 Dec 2019.

RIGHTTHINK: Liberals think in unison against a common adversary; conservatives think independently, complacent to their silent majority.

In the dark of deep night, 
When one dog barks, dog next door barks. 
When two dogs bark, dogs next block bark. 
All dogs that hear, together bark. 

GroupBark senses not what it is, 
Blinded in the pitch dark of night. 
Knows not why is, nor where is, 
But hear the howling, dogs GroupBark. 

Like dogs GroupBark, Left GroupThink. 
What Left-Media shout, Left-IT shout, 
So shout Left-Party and Left-Holly, 
So shout Left-U and Left-Org. 

GroupThink thinks not what; thinks not why, 
Sounds like Left, Left shout Left, 
Because GroupThink is like GroupBark; 
It is not think; it is instinct. VSS

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