Milgram Experiment

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A series of social psychology experiments conducted by Yale psychologist Stanley Milgram, which measured the willingness of study participants to obey an authority figure who instructed them to perform acts that conflicted with their personal conscience
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Uncritical social conformity, patriotism and obedience to authority are the problem, not the just war tradition itself.
He narrated a famous experiment in Psychology to emphasize the human tendency of blind obedience to authority and its possible repercussions for institutions.
Although they received the same religious indoctrination as those who came ahead of them, their concept of obedience to authority is shaped by the culture and norms of their generations.
To find her or him, joy is replacing fear, trust is replacing suspicion and courage and initiative are replacing passive obedience to authority.
Finally, schools should not only impart skills but also develop the values of good citizenship, honesty, and obedience to authority.
But his thinking was influenced just as much by oddly nostalgic memories of British colonial discipline and a somewhat self-serving take on Confucianism, stressing obedience to authority, while disregarding the equally Confucian right to dissent.
The study entitled The Absence of Generosity and Obedience to Authority: Judgments of Teachers and Students From Kindergarten, authored by Rosana Akemi Kawashima and Raul Aragao Martins, from Universidade Estadual Paulista "Julio de Mesquita Filho", Brazil, investigated the teachers and children's judgments about the generosity and if it is more valued than obedience to authority.
The Milgram experiment (1961) and the Stanford prison experiment (1971) illuminated obedience to authority, and Abu Ghraib should have further informed how obedience can turn dangerous, but how susceptible people are to imperatives to harm other living beings for a perceived greater good was mostly absent from rhetoric about post-9/11 U.
The former teaches obedience to authority without question.
In Behind the Shock Machine: The Untold Story of the Notorious Milgram Psychology Experiments, psychologist Gina Perry argues that this popular narrative about our obedience to authority has been foregrounded and reproduced by the media.
When one considers the chain of events that precipitated this made-in-South Korea disaster, there is ample reason to worry about South Koreans' legendarily reflexive obedience to authority.