Zimbardo’s “Why Ordinary People Do Evil … Or Do Good” and #occupywallstreet

Does Philip Zimbardo’s TED talk, “Why Ordinary People Do Evil … Or Do Good” help explain why one of NYPD’s finest maced Occupy Wall Street protesters in the face?

Where are NYC’s heroes?

More on the Stanford Prison Experiment.

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  1. I’m trying to remember where I recently read about this Stanford Prison Experiment. It was either one of the books I’ve just read, or somewhere. I was amazing how quickly the experiment degraded –

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