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But the worst part is that when you're there, looking at nearly empty shelves, you start to think about what you might be running out of, so you want to fill up your cart while you can, not because of fear of the virus but because of what the stupid overreactors are doing. But then YOU BECOME PART OF THE MOB. It's like a bad science fiction story about zombies or pod people.
originally posted by: Bicent
There is science behind “sociology” we have a herd mentality. The neighbor is doing that? I need to do that too. Keeping up with the Jones’s etc. this event pretty much proves the science. I actually use it in sales, I am a salesman at times, and yes herd mentality is real, I have sold things by saying this is what many of my other clients get, or this is what your neighbors usually do etc.
originally posted by: infolurker
Prepare early, always have necessities stored and when you foresee trouble in the future, don't procrastinate and expect this type of thing.
to really see this in action -- and feel it in myself -- is to me both fascinating and horrifying.
originally posted by: toolgal462
originally posted by: OccamsRazor04
originally posted by: Ophiuchus 13
Will warmer temperatures help?
Likely yes. It is unknown at this time though.
Then why is the virus so bad in Iran? Isn't it hot there?
Flu outbreak kills 56 in Iran in 2 months