Contrary to general belief, humans imitate apes more than the reverse
Frans de Waal
The original form is the contagion of fear and alarm. You're in a flock of birds. One bird suddenly takes off. You have no time to wait and see what's going on. You take off, too. Otherwise, you're lunch.
Fantasy sports are a leisure pursuit that is akin to play - and we know really well that play is a very intense, spontaneous, frivolous activity, and that if you can sustain it, you get very dedicated people in it.
A new untruth is better than an old truth.
Oliver Wendell Holmes
(August 29, 1809 - October 07, 1894)
A government that robs Peter to pay Paul can always depend on the support of Paul.
George Bernard Shaw