I watched "Compliance" last night; an unnerving portrayal of actual events that shows how very wrong things can go when people are "just following orders" https://goo.gl/bmfCZ0 Also check out these links.... The Milgram Experiment https://goo.gl/8VUgN Stanford Prison Experiment https://goo.gl/4oAp4x Abu Ghraib https://goo.gl/A8PJCw
The Psychology of Evil | Philip Zimbardo TED talk..... http://www.ted.com/talks/philip_zimbardo_on_the_psychology_of_evil.html
When the Good Do Bad - NYTimes.com | This article points out a very unsettling truth. We need to be always vigilant against evil; and it's not out there somewhere it is right here right now lurking inside you and me and everyone else... oremus Bible Browser : Matt 7:1-5 | Jesus talks about being mindful … Continue reading A terrible truth….
http://goo.gl/wNls1 Article about an American soldier doing consecutive life terms in prison for killing an entire Iraqi family after raping the daughters. Such a waste 4 people killed, 1 in prison for life. All of these people had friends and loved ones; their lives are profoundly altered. I'm sure the consequences don't stop there either. … Continue reading War is such a waste….
The Stanford Prison Experiment: A Simulation Study of the Psychology of Imprisonment. I was looking at this website about a famous psychology experiment from the 1970's. It is terrifying to contemplate how easily normal people can slip over to the "Dark Side". Beware the evil lurking inside you... Stanford prison experiment - Wikipedia, the free … Continue reading Beware the evil lurking inside you….