Monday, December 14, 2009

Every time I hear about the Holocaust (and you are almost certain to hear it in any discussion when the real arguments run out - Godwin's law ) I hear people "I would do something, I wouldn't comply, how could this happen ?". Then, with a witty smirk and pompous air of pretentiousness I start to perorate about the Milgram Experiment, Stanford Prison Experiment, the Bystander effect, conformity - films such as Das Experiment and Die Welle along with the documentary "The Human Behavior Experiments" (you know, the usual). If you're not aware of these, please do some research, you can start with 10 Notorious Cases of the Bystander Effect

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