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Social Interaction: Obedience
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What is the Nature of Obedience? Temporary mental disorder (Gustav LeBon) Group panics Mass sociogenic illness Congenitally weak morality (especially females, children) Universal trait: Are we all obedient by nature, i.e., do we have a “flocking instinct”? Do we really have an internal moral compass?
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Adolf Eichmann
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Eichmann’s Arrest and Trial (1961)
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Main Question Forced by Eichmann Trial
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Unformatted text preview: How could such an apparently ordinary man become complicit in such atrocities? Would any of us just follow orders? Obedience Milgram Experiment Does the Milgram Study Explain the Holocaust? This controversial book proves that ordinary Germans were aware of the genocide, that many were involved in the slaughter of the Jews and were even enthusiastic participants in this human outrage. End...
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This note was uploaded on 03/16/2009 for the course PSYCH 1 taught by Professor Fridlund during the Spring '08 term at UCSB.

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