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We all know how hard it is at times to follow through on every if not most of the things someone of higher authority demanded that we do Sometimes we do these things even if its not what we may have believed in Why then do we do it anyway Imagine being told that you have to send 100s of volts of shocks though a persons body What do you do Even though their may not be a right or wrong answer theirs a lot of reasons why we obey authority In some way I really understood the whole idea that we as human been always seem to obey those of higher power and see the reason why sometimes we dont after reading Some Conditions of Obedience And Disobedience To Authority by Stanley Milgram In an experiment that Milgram and his team put together they had a group of men ranging from age 20-50 These men were put in a room and were giving instructions by someone that they do not even see at a point They were told to ask questions to another person who was tied to a shock machine and for every wrong question the watts of volt would increase What these men did not know was that the person they were suppose to be shocking was actually an actor working for Milgram As this experiment concluded Milgram and his team found out that most of the men did what they were told even though they did not wanted too One of the reason why Milgram thought that they did as they were told was because the experiment was done at Yale University and so some of these men felt it was safe being that Yale is such a prestigious school He also felt that another reason why some of them continue to shock the victim was because When a person is unconfortable tense or stressed he tries to take
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