Comment: Lemmings got a bad rap, the myth was man made

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Lemmings got a bad rap, the myth was man made

We were feed the, "leaping lemmings", lie to help make suicide, even mass genocide, somehow natural; and therefore acceptable because if the theory can be planted in people the idea that this is how nature inspires behavior when populations become too dense; then we are conditioned to accept when they are imposed on us by war and other acts of government and criminals.

"The misconception of lemming "mass suicide" is long-standing and has been popularized by a number of factors. In 1955, Disney Studio illustrator Carl Barks drew an Uncle Scrooge adventure comic with the title "The Lemming with the Locket". This comic, which was inspired by a 1953 American Mercury article, showed massive numbers of lemmings jumping over Norwegian cliffs.[10][11] Even more influential was the 1958 Disney film White Wilderness, which won an Academy Award for Documentary Feature, in which staged footage was shown with lemmings jumping into certain death after faked scenes of mass migration.[12] A Canadian Broadcasting Corporation documentary, Cruel Camera, found the lemmings used for White Wilderness were flown from Hudson Bay to Calgary, Alberta, Canada, where they did not jump off the cliff, but were in fact launched off the cliff using a turntable.[13]"
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lemming

Find out just what any people will quietly submit to and you have the exact measure of the injustice and wrong which will be imposed on them. - Frederick Douglass