...a person listening simply follows without thinking [blind obedience] or when a teacher is teaching something, the student simply memorizes without rationalizing what the teacher is talking about[rote memorization]. It is also used when we read something, accept it as a fact, without thinking whether it is true or not [blind acceptance].
These idioms are just the first ones to pop into my head. I'm sure other forum members will have others.
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