Regular readers are going to get used to the comments and quotes I will be putting up as I euphorically restore my sanity, hope and positive outlook reading The Political Brain: The Role of Emotion in Deciding the Fate of the Nation
From page 51:
Most of us would be truly embarassed if we realized the extent to which the more primitive structures of our brains, particularly the structures that regulate basic motives such as sex and hunger, resemble those of sheep.
Now we know there are reasons for using ‘sheep’ and ‘sheeple’. Some of us get these concepts intuitively before science comes up with the facts.