Horizons - How Violent Are You?

Discussion in 'Waffle' started by Rock*, May 12, 2009.

  1. Rock*

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    Anyone watch this earlier?

    They brought up and repeated an experiment I remember from A-Level Psychology where they got participants who were normal people to administer electric shocks to other participants (who were actually actors) if they got questions wrong. They were told it was an experiment on learning. The shocks they gave increased with every wrong answer and the final voltage was easily enough to kill the other person, and it was labelled as a fatal amount too. Twice as much as the mains supply in Britain.

    Of course it was fake, and the noises of pain participants heard were recorded, but they didn't know that. In the original experiment, over two thirds went up to the full voltage and in the one they did tonight 9 out of 12 people went all the way to the fatal amount, just to conform with what they were meant to do.

    Thats pretty fucked, shows that people aren't as moral as they pride themselves on being, and explains why stuff like the holocaust happened, people will follow orders.

    Good program, very interesting
     
  2. ali^

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    whats with the fucked threads in waffle tonight,
    bring back goat
     
  3. Rock*

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    You want an explanation for all the 'violent' threads, and 'masochist' threads?



































































































































































































































































































































































































































































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  4. ali^

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    fucking lol'd
     
  5. mcbeckzman :P

    mcbeckzman :P bambalachaz™ MC Beckzman

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    lmfao.

    Yeah i watched this specially that sweet girl as soon as the man said just carry on she didnt give a fuck even when she was like ''have we killed him'' lmfao.

    ANd that shit where he had 60 hours without sleep i would of smashed those fucking plastic babies heads in!!