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September 19, 2007

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Shefaly

I cannot disagree. Zimbardo's experiments are truly enlightening. But then so are the justifications, post facto (and I can see how this is going to segue into your post today re post-911 world in the US..) Some explanations are more 'palatable' than others, and that depends upon the times, the dominant moral/ social/ political paradigm of that time.

Earlier this week, I came across Fryer & Levine's paper on the KKK. I wrote a comment on it on this post which as usual is now trumped by less substantive ones in the 'most read' ones, but here is the link:

http://laviequotidienne.wordpress.com/2007/09/17/exemplar-organisations-moral-dilemmas-and-academic-freedom/

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