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Hive mind

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A hive mind or group mind may refer to:

Shared intelligence[edit]

  • Collective consciousness and collective intelligence, two concepts in sociology and philosophy
  • Groupthink, in which the desire for harmony or conformity in a group results in irrational or dysfunctional decision-making
    • Sheeple, a derogatory term referring to groups of people who ‘mindlessly’ follow those in power
  • Swarm intelligence, the collective behavior of decentralized, self-organized systems, natural or artificial
    • The apparent consciousness of colonies of social insects such as ants, bees, and termites
  • Universal mind, a type of universal higher consciousness in some esoteric beliefs
  • Egregore, a concept in occultism which has been described as group mind


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