Wednesday, April 04, 2007

zimbardo: on how people become evil

apr 4, 2007

zimbardo's stanford experiment has long been a milestone in analyzing what happens in environments where people are given control over others.

well, those who are told to act as guards *become* vicious guards.

those who are told to act as prisoners *become* victimized prisoners.

this explains what has happened under the communists in bengal.

it also explains dhimmitude.

http://www.nytimes.com/2007/04/03/science/03conv.html?em&ex=1175832000&en=d80d10bdd8c43773&ei=5087%0A


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