From: Jim Carlile (email suppressed)
Date: Fri Jan 09 2009 - 17:55:32 PST
In a message dated 1/9/2009 11:13:24 A.M. Pacific Standard Time,
email suppressed writes:
Freya's suggestion of Stanley Milgram's "Obedience" film is excellent - a
very queasy viewing experience. And talk about power relationships!
I saw that film of the Milgram experiment as part of a psychology class,
like everyone else, and I took away an almost completely different
interpretation of the experiment.
What was touching about it-- and something that is NEVER mentioned
anywhere-- is the reluctance and protest of so many of the subjects when it came to
being urged to twist the dial. Very, very few of them did it with any
enthusiasm-- most people were very upset at Milgram for making them do it.
It was gratifying to see that-- I know it's not the textbook response to
Milgram, but I recommend seeing it for yourself.
In other words-- as an excuse for self-pity about the world and an
opportunity for sanctimonious self-satisfaction about how awful people are, in my view
Milgrams's not the ticket.
Anyone else notice that about the film? Most subjects are really bitching
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