Wednesday, January 10, 2007

Have We Learned Nothing in Over 40 Years?

ABC's Primetime News has replicated the Milgram Obedience Experiments. The findings are quite troubling.

It seems that they were able to find 40 well educated people who, when asked to obey an authority figure and administer increasingly painful electrical shocks to another human being as part of a study on learning and memory, did not respond "hey, wait a minute, isn't this the Milgram experiment?".

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