Friday, July 2, 2010

Would you shock the puppy?

What makes good people do evil things?

Watch this excellent presentation by Philip Zimbardo, it's an hour & 48 minutes long and chock full of info. He originally achieved fame with the notorious Stamford Prison Experiment in the 70s, and more recently explored the minds of the soldiers who were prosecuted for what happened in Abu Gharib, which can be found in his new book "The Lucifer Effect."

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