Follow the… who?

can you imagine 
lemmings without a leader?
who would find the cliff?

cliff

It is a popular misconception that lemmings jump off cliffs in mass “suicide.”  Some species do migrate in large groups when populations become too dense and may encounter losses when — for example — trying to cross swift rivers. As a metaphor for unquestioningly going along with popular opinion, though, it creates a great visual.

The Daily Post one-word prompt: Autonomy

About Maggie C

Stained glass artist, writer, respecter of life.
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One Response to Follow the… who?

  1. Lol good ol’ lemmings

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