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Authority vs. Morality…

Back in 1968, when I was an editor on a university newspaper, we published the results of a series of psych experiments by Dr. Stanley Milgram conducted at Yale.

Who's really on the leash?

Over the past 20 yrs as both a prisoner and eventually a doctor of psychology myself (PsyD), I found Dr. Milgram’s “Behavioral Study of Obedience” quite intriguing.

While my own focus was on social interest and consciousness, and the conversion experience, I could hardly avoid the “authoritative morality” of prison staff—including police, judges, and many politicians. more…