Obedience Compliance with Authority

Steve Booth-Butterfield

West Virginia University

Obedience Compliance with Authority

Overview

Conceptual Comparisons

Dangerous Examples

Reverend Jim Jones

The Jonestown Massacre, 1978

the My Lai Massacre, 1974

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They took photos.

The Holocaust

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Sgt. Clif Booth England, 1944

How Do you Massacre Millions?

Dr. Stanley Milgram

Study Overview

Study Procedures

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The Shock Box

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Experimentor Prods

Study Conditions

Predictions before the Study

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Shock Score by Condition

Percent Obedient by Condition

Milgram?s Conclusions

Implications