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Originally posted by kdog1982
Power gives you that feeling of being safe and invincible .
Sooner or later those that gave you that power realize what a fool you and they were,then chaos ensues.
Originally posted by bigfatfurrytexan
reply to post by John_Rodger_Cornman
But i have found a whole segment of the business world that thinks like I do. Holds people in the same regard I do.
After being groomed in the corporate world, it is truly a breath of fresh air to find people who have such influence and power, while also being real people that you can be proud to associate with.
The Stanford prison experiment was a study of the psychological effects of becoming a prisoner or prison guard. The experiment was conducted at Stanford University from August 14 to August 20 of 1971 by a team of researchers led by psychology professor Philip Zimbardo. It was funded by the US Office of Naval Research and was of interest to both the US Navy and Marine Corps as an investigation into the causes of conflict between military guards and prisoners.
Twenty-four male students out of 75 were selected to take on randomly assigned roles of prisoners and guards in a mock prison situated in the basement of the Stanford psychology building. The participants adapted to their roles well beyond Zimbardo's expectations, as the guards enforced authoritarian measures and ultimately subjected some of the prisoners to psychological torture. Many of the prisoners passively accepted psychological abuse and, at the request of the guards, readily harassed other prisoners who attempted to prevent it. The experiment even affected Zimbardo himself, who, in his role as the superintendent, permitted the abuse to continue. Two of the prisoners quit the experiment early and the entire experiment was abruptly stopped after only six days. Certain portions of the experiment were filmed and excerpts of footage are publicly available.
The Milgram experiment on obedience to authority figures was a series of notable social psychology experiments conducted by Yale University psychologist Stanley Milgram, which measured the willingness of study participants to obey an authority figure who instructed them to perform acts that conflicted with their personal conscience. Milgram first described his research in 1963 in an article published in the Journal of Abnormal and Social Psychology, and later discussed his findings in greater depth in his 1974 book, Obedience to Authority: An Experimental View.
Originally posted by John_Rodger_Cornman
How does power effect a person's mind and personality?
What ways does power and tangible power(money,weapons,etc) effect a persons mind over time?
Originally posted by XxNightAngelusxX
reply to post by bigfatfurrytexan
Power corrupts you, end of story.
BTW, how do you get away with having a big ass link to an external website on your threads...?