Hundredth Monkey Syndrome

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Hundredth Monkey Syndrome is the theory that over time and space new thoughts and habits can be picked up without direct contact with those that initiated it. The theory is that if a person or animal picks up behaviour and practices it in the presence of others; they too will start to exhibit the behaviour either through copying or seeing the value of the behaviour. The behaviour initially in its early stages is picked up by others who are in direct contact with the person or animal that initiated the new behaviour and as time goes on others in the vicinity will start to do the same thing. Over time enough people/animals will display the behaviour which means that the next one to take it up tips the balance to a point where others in other
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