Chant: (n) a repeated rhythmic phrase, typically one shouted or sung in unison by a crowd.
Lots of people believe that.
It’s like being at a rally and hearing the crowd chant, “Give peace a chance,” or at church, with the congregation repeating with vigor, “God is so good.”
The truth is, we will continue to breed dictators, evil forces, charlatans and murderers as long as we insist that strength lies in the number of chanters.
After all, it was a raucous mob chanting, “Crucify him!” that instigated the assassination of the Light of the World.