The Shocking Truth of the Notorious Milgram Obedience Experiments – The Crux

It’s one of the most well-known psychology experiments in history – the 1961 tests in which social psychologist Stanley Milgram invited volunteers to take part in a study about memory and learning. Its actual aim, though, was to investigate obedience to authority – and Milgram reported that fully 65 percent of volunteers had repeatedly administered increasing electric shocks to a man they believed to be in severe pain.

In the decades since, the results have been held up as proof of the depths of ordinary people’s depravity in service to an authority figure. At the time, this had deep and resonant connections to the Holocaust and Nazi Germany – so resonant, in fact, that they might have led Milgram to dramatically misrepresent his hallmark findings.

Nazi Overtones

Stanley Milgram framed his research from the get-go as both inspired by and an explanation of Nazi behavior. He mentioned the gas chambers in the opening paragraph of his first published article; he strengthened the link and made it more explicit twelve years later in his book, Obedience to Authority.

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3 responses to “The Shocking Truth of the Notorious Milgram Obedience Experiments – The Crux

  1. Flavius Vespasian

    Don’t you ever wonder why we are still stuck yaking about this ancient conformity experiment, and yet the social sciences have never advanced beyond this and the Stanford prison study? These two old studies is all we get, like a broken record, over and over again. The reason is the jew controlled IRBs have shut these types of studies down…above ground…and then took the studies underground, somewhere else. Do you ever wonder what newer methods they have developed that we don’t know about? Maybe done in Israel? Personally, as a victim of fraud “at university”, paying to study what the jews call modern psychology, it is clear, from all the effective brainwashing being done on this society, the truth has been withheld from us. The fact that all we get are these old outdated, and now illegal studies, is just more proof the jews have hidden the real effective advances they’ve made in brainwashing, human manipulation and psyops…fact is, we are controlled by psyops and you wont learn a thing about it at university. It is no wonder that when revolutions occur, intellectuals are usually first to gallows pole…

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