Definitions: (1) having similar ideas, tastes, thoughts, or opinions; (2) in sync on purpose, ideals, or habit; compatible

• A small group of determined and like-minded people can change the course of history. —  Mahatma Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi (1869-1948) Indian lawyer and peacemaker
• People will help each other because there is a sense of camaraderie that springs up, which is a survival tactic. And that is incredibly reassuring. — Amanda Ripley (1975-) American journalist & author.

Comment: The primary thought patterns of the human race as a whole are the reality we so often complain about.