Once You See a Bandwagon, It’s Too Late

Don’t follow. Instead, blaze your own trail

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Trend

We are creatures of trend, social proof and social in-grouping. Our instincts push us to be part of social groups because, in our evolution, it gave us the best chance of survival.

Speculation

Bandwagons are full of speculators; people trying to get in on the action. This fact itself pushes prices back up and chances of success way down because of the increasing level of demand, making it incredibly difficult for anyone who didn’t make a success in the first place to actually get anywhere.

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Rajeet enjoys mixing cocktails and bombarding strangers with philosophy. (Aspiring) Polymath. London

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