Power of Authority
Remember a few (probably more than a few) years ago when pictures of US soldiers abusing Iraqi prisoners were being circulated? It was being discussed on every media outlet, including CNN, MSNBC and Fox!
This one, is probably the one that was most circulated:
Americans were absolutely shocked and outraged!! Many wanted to know why “seemingly normal” people could have behaved so sadistically. “How is this even possible?”, they wondered After viewing the documentary below, discuss your thoughts on how the Stanford Prison and Milgram experiments explain what happened in Iraq. How do these experiments align to what was seen in the photos from the Abu Ghraib prison?
I will warn you that some of the content may be difficult to watch.