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To what degree does maintaining obedience to authority lead to aggressive or violent behavior After reading The Lottery and The Stanford Prison Experiment I believe that I can answer this question as both passages helped me develop analogies on this subject by comparing their concepts with real life situations While they are both very different situations and have extremely unique concepts they have demonstrated similar answers to me Even though something may not be morally right to someone a manipulative figurehead or situation can easily force someone to go against his or her beliefs There are many real life situations involving this subject Everyday people are forced to go against their beliefs for one reason or another For example someone who performs or writes a certain type of music that he or she loves and has based his or her career around is offered a record deal The problem is that record company wants him or her to change their style If they dont then they wont get the deal This is a situation where they are forced to be obedient to authority In some situations the artist may have to change their style to a more corrupt or violent style then they are used to This is just one of many examples and applies to children in situations as well If a child misbehaves his or her authoritative figure usually punishes them by taking certain privileges away The child may resist his or her punishment at first but once he or she realizes that they are not getting back their privileges until they behave the way their guardian wants the child will usually comply with the rules This is very similar to how some of the mock prisoners behaved in The Stanford Prison Experiment When their privileges were taken away they knew that complying by the rules would at least help get some of them back However sometimes when a child doesnt get
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