When Good People Do Evil

When Good People Do Evil - When Good People Do Evil When do...

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When Good People Do Evil When do good people really do evil? What makes good people to commit evil? Is it a situational variable that changes the behavior of the people, or is it because of an order of authority from a superior that brings about unusual patterns in good people that were not seen before? Stanley Milgram conducted a number of experiments to show how--under orders--decent people will do anything, willingly or unwillingly. His experiment involved 2 people-a learner and a teacher. The experimenter gives the teacher a small but simple set of instructions to follow that he/she must comply with: 1. Give the learner pairs of words to memorize. 2. during the test, give a key word to the learner; he must correspond to it with its correct association. 3. Each time the leaner fails to give the correct answer, you must pull a shiny-looking lever that will deliver various degrees of shock levels to him. The control panel delivers shock levels ranging from 15 volts to 450 volts. After the instructions were made clear to the teacher, the experiment was ready to
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