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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To find her or him, joy is replacing fear, trust is replacing suspicion and courage and initiative are replacing passive 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 former teaches obedience to authority without question.
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.
This was later proved after the Second World War by the Milgram Experiment on obedience to authority figures, focusing on the conflict between obedience to authority and personal conscience.
Obedience to authority is ordinary, and disobedience is rather more like running a marathon: perhaps it's laudable, but it's certainly not something that comes naturally.
Over the two centuries, the importance of obedience to authority, social relationships and religion in everyday life seems to have waned, as reflected in the decline of "obedience," "authority," "belong" and "pray.
This edgy and often hard-to-watch thriller about a nasty prank phone call, looks at the awful effect of blind obedience to authority.
Other topics include the influence of obedience to authority, preparing stakeholders to manage and use enterprise systems, ERP success attributes during the post-implementation phase, and Internet applications for the Arabic Student Association in North America.
The Milgrim Paradigm After 35 Years: Some Things We Now Know About Obedience to Authority.
In Germany, obedience to authority is a virtue, but when H1N1 hysteria gripped the world last September, Germany's soldiers said "Nein danke