Stanley Milgram's The Perils Of Obedience

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“The Perils of Obedience”, written by Stanley Milgram deals with social psychology experiments. The goal of these experiments was to measure the ability of a normal person to act in an immoral way. That was the case for instance during World War two when German Nazi committed huge atrocities on thousands of Jewish in the concentration camps. On the first hand, Milgram described the standard experiment that he organized in the Yale University. Generally two persons were participating in his experiments but only one is exposed, the Teacher. He was reading series of two words to one “learner” who was an actor. Then the teacher repeated the first word again. If the learner didn’t remember the second word the teacher has to inflict him more and

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