Essay 2 mod 3 - Aimee Massicotte Professor Corcoran...

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–2. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Aimee Massicotte Professor Corcoran Composition 10 July 2006 Essay Analysis: The Perils of Obedience In Stanley Milgram’s “The Perils of Obedience” it is extremely evident that if a person, in this case the “teacher”, is put into a situation where they are being guided and pressured to do things by the “examiner” or source of pressure; one will most likely ignore what their conscience is telling them to do and listen to the examiner. In The Perils of Obedience it is stated that “obedience is as basic an element in the structure of social life as on can point to….the dilemma inherent in submission to authority is ancient… and the question of whether one should obey when commands conflict with conscience has been argued by Plato…”(883) According to the Milgram experiment if a person is being pressured they have two decisions which they can make. One caving in and listening to the pressure. Two being go with their conscience and use their right of free will to disobey the pressure of the examiner. In the experiment of Gretchen Brandt, a medical technician has trouble with going
Background image of page 1

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Image of page 2
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

Page1 / 4

Essay 2 mod 3 - Aimee Massicotte Professor Corcoran...

This preview shows document pages 1 - 2. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Ask a homework question - tutors are online