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by NCrissieB
Comment Count 185 comments on Sat May 01, 2010 at 04:53 AM PDT with 45 Recommends
That feeling of loneliness. The urge to have friends. The desire to be part of the group. This isn't some sort of mental failing on your part but a biological imperative hard wired into our ...
by Horace Boothroyd III
Comment Count 12 comments on Sat Jul 26, 2014 at 04:59 PM PDT with 35 Recommends
This is the fourth and final post on obedience to authority and all the damage that can do. It was inspired by reflections on Stanley Milgram's classic experiment in which the majority of ...
by El Cabrero
Comment Count 54 comments on Sat Apr 14, 2007 at 01:58 PM PDT with 32 Recommends
This is the third post in a series on obedience to authority and all the carnage that has caused over the years. It was initially inspired by reflections on psychologist Stanley Milgram's classic ...
by El Cabrero
Comment Count 67 comments on Thu Apr 12, 2007 at 05:26 AM PDT with 30 Recommends
John Dean, of Watergate fame, as much as admits that the title of his book, Conservatives Without Conscience , is wrong. These are not the conservatives of his youth, but authoritarians. ...
by Mokurai
Comment Count 7 comments on Mon Sep 08, 2014 at 10:00 AM PDT with 25 Recommends
That the Harry Potter stories are primarily about good and evil is undeniable, and no fictional character since Darth Vader has embodied the latter quality as thoroughly as Lord Voldemort. The ...
by lyubansky
Comment Count 35 comments on Tue Aug 05, 2008 at 02:41 PM PDT with 23 Recommends
You think government and corporate corruption is depressing? The economic meltdown? Rick Warren? Well, check this out:
by jedley
Comment Count 87 comments on Tue Dec 23, 2008 at 02:54 AM PST with 20 Recommends
Philip Zimbardo is a psychologist who designed the famous Stanford prison experiment. He built Abu Ghraib in a Palo Alto basement more than thirty years before General Miller "Gitmo-ized" Iraq. ...
by gmoke
Comment Count 14 comments on Wed Jun 20, 2007 at 08:40 PM PDT with 17 Recommends
News from Iraq points to something more than bad leadership -- it also points to our failure to learn the lesson granted us from Stanley Milgram's experiments.
by Cassiodorus
Comment Count 12 comments on Sun Nov 26, 2006 at 11:35 PM PST with 16 Recommends
The Stanford Experiment (PDF) was started in 1971 in the basement of a building on the Stanford University campus. It was part of a study funded by the Navy on anti-social behavior. What happened ...
by Horace Boothroyd III
Comment Count 10 comments on Fri Feb 22, 2013 at 09:14 AM PST with 12 Recommends
Its from CNN so it's true. HOUSTON (AP) -- Houston police officers have used Tasers more on black suspects ...
by xxdr zombiexx
Comment Count 28 comments on Tue Sep 09, 2008 at 05:38 AM PDT with 12 Recommends
When we look around us, in our modern political and economic environment, we see many things we could describe as “evil” (at least, I could). These things include, but are not limited to,
by Shaviv
Comment Count 43 comments on Fri Oct 12, 2007 at 09:50 AM PDT with 9 Recommends
Resident Bush seems to now be blaming the troops for the activities at Abu Ghraib, although I believe that the government's position has been that the activities at Abu Ghraib were always the ...
by wry twinger
Comment Count 17 comments on Thu Jun 19, 2008 at 06:52 AM PDT with 8 Recommends
This is the second post in a series about psychologist Stanley Milgram's classic and, well, shocking experiment on obedience. Here's the [http://www.dailykos.com/story/2007/4/4/11150/27462 first].
by El Cabrero
Comment Count 5 comments on Thu Apr 05, 2007 at 07:21 AM PDT with 8 Recommends
A long time ago on Saturday Night Live, Fr. Guido Sarducci talked about the Five Minute University, an educational program that would teach you what you'd remember after you graduated. Sample: ...
by El Cabrero
Comment Count 13 comments on Wed Apr 04, 2007 at 08:26 AM PDT with 7 Recommends
Stanley Milgram performed a (in)famous series of experiments at Yale University in the early sixties in which paid test-givers were commanded to shock test-takers for wrong answers with increasing ...
by John Arthos
Comment Count 8 comments on Sun Oct 28, 2007 at 09:03 AM PDT with 5 Recommends
Cross-posted from Sum of Change In the 1960's, Stanley Milgram asked the question: if you take two people at random and find the shortest path of ...
by SumOfChange
Comment Count 2 comments on Sat Mar 13, 2010 at 09:09 AM PST with 3 Recommends