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Abu Ghraib defense team psychologist shows the “bad barrel” vs. the “bad apple” story.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=cMoZ3ThW6x0

This talk by Philip Zimbardo is one of the most important docs I’ve ever posted here.  Zimbardo is the psychologist who designed and implemented the Stanford Prison Experiment.  Talk includes the Millgram experiment and The Lucifer Effect.

He is s firm proponent of a culture of heroism, of having an antidote to evil systems.  Very good talk, needed in the world right now.

“A moral commitment to other people.”

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  1. […] can become brutal sadistic animals does resonate, as we know it isn’t all that difficult.  The Millgram and Stanford prison guard experiments proved that.  Perhaps some will make the connection between […]

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