"Men, it has been well said, think in herds;
it will be seen that they go mad in herds,
while they only recover their senses slowly, and one by one."
Charles Mackay
(1814-1889) Scottish poet, journalist, author, anthologist, novelist, and songwriter
1841, "Memoirs of Extraordinary Popular Delusions and the Madness of Crowds"
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For proof, look at the last presidential election.
 -- jim k, Austin, Tx     
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    (-; I like it, an historical accuracy, proven accurate over, and over, and over again. ;-)
     -- Mike, Norwalk     
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    Indeed. We have been awakening since the day we were born, and the road to truth is traveled one by one.
     -- E Archer, NYC     
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     -- watchman 13, USA      
     -- Lil, Cola, SC      
    A herd of sheep, giving themselves willingly to the rule of tyranny, will happily let itself be led to the slaughter.
     -- James Grady, Colorado Springs     
    One by One, the Awakening takes place. One by One, Unity is achieved, resulting in the Election of President Trump. The Revolution for Restoration of our Republic has begun, and well underway. The wave of opportunity and prosperity, huge ! Global implications of such Sound Leadership, fear among adversaries and peace among friends. Agrarian values take a foundational stand among leading nations once again.
     -- Ronw13, OR     
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