Asch Conformity Experiment Revisited

The ‘Asch experiment’ is a key plank of ACT realm lore. So goes the story, back in the 1950s, a researcher named Asch proved that although people will conform like sheep in the face of group consensus, a lone voice of reason can break the spell of groupthink.

It is easy to see why this idea appeals to many in the ACT realm, especially those who like a good fix of hopium: Change is only one truth-teller away!

I once fell for the Asch experiment meme myself…

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