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Milgram’s Obedience to Authority Experiment – Video

The claim is that 65% of Americans gave 450 volt shock, therefore, 2/3 of Americans (and others) are evil, misses Milgram’s point. Milgram did 19 variations of this experiment, varying the relationship between the scientist, teacher and victim. As a result of the variations, 0% to 90% of people gave 450 volt shocks to victims. Milgram argued his proves the particular relationship with authority, not innate evilness in people, causes such evil acts.

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