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 Post subject: After 30 years of study Zimbardo releases The Lucifer Effect
PostPosted: Tue Feb 12, 2008 4:51 pm 
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We all know this story as it has been posted with the Milgram experiments - The Lucifer Effect, by Phillip Zimbardo, the guy who created a real life Abu Ghraib back in the 60's using average university students as either prisoners or guards.

He was on the Daily Show and Colbert Report as well as CNN( available to watch at the site) and has some things to say about why good people turn evil. Google evil and see how many hits it brings up. I read that Bush is there about 2 million times using the word so we have to attach significance to its use with the sheeple.

http://www.lucifereffect.com/

I'm going out to get it or order it today. Do you think greed has a part in it or is it a combination of authority approval and assumed power that is the cause? After 30 years he finally gives his opinion.

Here's a blurb about the Milgram Experiments -
http://psychologytoday.com/articles/pto ... 00037.html

Just tell them it's OK and they'll do whatever you tell them to do. This is how the police can excuse their actions.

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