MONTEREY, California (AFP) – The very design of Abu Ghraib in Iraq turned good soldiers into evil tormentors that humiliated and brutalized prisoners, a famed social psychologist said Thursday.
Stanford University professor Philip Zimbardo described a “Lucifer effect” as he flashed shocking images of Abu Ghraib horrors for those at an elite Technology, Entertainment and Design conference in California.
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Both of these vids I posted previously on my old blog:
Stanford Prison Experiment
Added: November 13, 2006
Quite Rage: The Stanford Prison Experiment
Official trailer for the 50-minute “Quiet Rage” documentary on Philip Zimbardo’s famous experiment. Fascinating, disturbing, and highly educational.
Added: February 26, 2007