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The Standford Prison Experiment

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  1. Cheese Banned Banned

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    I just found out about this study cause a movie is getting ready to come out and man this was some crazy shit that went down. They took a group of "Good" People and put them in a "Evil" Place to see what happen.

    From Wiki
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stanford_prison_experiment


    http://www.prisonexp.org/psychology/14

    Doc on it.
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    Results of study where Good People will do Bad things when its their job.

    Like I said I just heard of this and still looking the info but this was one crazy study.
     
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    Wasn't there already a movie based on this?

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    Yea this is immediately what I thought of. Great movie by the way.
     
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    Never seen that. Gonna have to check it out on Netflix later today.
     
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    The whole thing sounds kinda ghey
     
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    First image from film:

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    that was the remake of the original german one.

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    Yeah, I only knew of the German one until recently.

    Disturbing scenario, but not really surprising.
     
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    Looks cool. Any Names in it.
     
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    I never would have even entertained the thought of watching it because the cover looks so cheesy. It sounds interesting though, and I may just watch it now.
     
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    I would recommenced it. I thought it was really good movie.
     
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    Really underrated flick. Whitaker takes shit to the next level.
     
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    Agreed. It's a really good movie for me as well. I never really take a notice at Whitaker before this movie. But damn he is good in this film.
     
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    The BBC conducted a similar experiment about 12 years ago, and ended up shutting it down early. Can't remember the details, but it was an eye opening documentary. There may have been slightly more engineering of the situation going on than in Stanford, as they'd recruited a lot of ex-cons and aggressive sociopaths to make up the prisoner numbers.
     
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    Was called The Experiment and it screened in 2002. Not sure if it's on YouTube, but if anyone's interested, it's worth tracking down.
     
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    Thanks. I found the Wiki on it and it says that the Gaurds in there study did Not take the role as serious as in the Standford study. I curios to why.

    http://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Experiment


    found a clip
     

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