Zimbardo's Ted Talk: The Stanford Prison Experiment

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In Ted Talk I believe Zimbardo did a good job explaining the idea of evil. He believes that there is no line between good and evil. Good people can turn bad and bad people can be good ,depending on circumstance around them. When Zimbardo demonstrates sadistic photos of prisoners , I was shocked and sad about how far the soldiers are willing dehumanize because of power and control was involved and the environment. Then he explain the same situation happen in the Stanford prison experiment. In his experiment there were nine guards and nine prisoners, the guards have a dark shade glasses and uniforms to show their authority to the prisoners. The result, power can influence behavior to turn bad. Then he talks about Milgram’s study on obedience
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