Horrifying New Study Shows People Willing to Hurt Complete Strangers Just to Obey Authority — Prepare for Change

For the state to make war, it must convince the populace that killing other people is just and necessary. Many different rationalizations have cropped up over the millennia – from controlling resources to exterminating races to “fighting terrorism” – but murdering strangers requires a particular obedience to authority. Fifty years ago, psychologist Stanley Milgram conducted…

via Horrifying New Study Shows People Willing to Hurt Complete Strangers Just to Obey Authority — Prepare for Change

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