Shocking: Conscience and Cruelty
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Breakpoint Commentary, Feb 6/09, by Churck Colson: In 1961, shortly after Israel put Adolf Eichmann on trial—“the architect of the Holocaust”—Yale psychologist Stanley Milgram began a series of psychological experiments. The goal was to “test how much pain an ordinary citizen would inflict on another person simply because he was “ordered to” by an authority figure. [Continue reading today’s commentary here.]