So you agree with the article you posted or not? - SBF
Yes I do. It describes a common psychological tendency not a universal law.
You are seriously misrepresenting it because it lends support to your misconceptions. Ironic isn't it?
We make decisions on the basis of 1) what other people are doing and 2) what authority figures say.
These are factors in some decisions, some of the time, which we do well to be aware of.