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Going the Way of the Dodo

“Men, it has been well said, think in herds; it will be seen that they go mad in herds, while they only recover their senses slowly, and one by one.”

—Charles Mackay, 1841, Memoirs of Extraordinary Popular Delusions and the Madness of Crowds

The dodo, a flightless bird, has been extinct since the 17th century.

According to Wikipedia, the verb phrase to “go the way of the dodo” means to become obsolete, to fall out of common usage, or to become a thing of the past. The dodo is considered the poster child for an extinct species because its demise was directly attributable to human activity. (They were good to eat and easy to catch.)

Have you ever wondered whether the last dodo bird was aware of being the very last one? ...

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