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pnrjulius comments on Asch's Conformity Experiment - Less Wrong

20 Post author: Eliezer_Yudkowsky 26 December 2007 07:03AM

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Comment author: pnrjulius 09 April 2012 05:32:01AM 1 point [-]

This gives us a very good reason to publicize dissenting opinions about just about anything---even perhaps when we think those dissents are wrong. Apparently the mere presence of a dissenter damages groupthink and allows true answers a much better chance to emerge.