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Obedience has a grasp on people and they cannot distinguish right from wrong in following this code of doing exactly as they are told In support of this the article The Perils of Obedience by Stanley Milgram shows a more in depth study that proves that people do as they are told when they are told to do it The research for this article was conducted in 1963 The thought behind the experiment is to have an ordinary person do something that is considered morally wrong to the public eye Milgram has his test subjects do just that The people involved in the experiment were told to deliver certain amounts of shock to a man in another room Milgram found that almost every test subject did exactly as he was told until the experiment was over Furthermore the article Just Do What the Pilot Tells You displays another instance of blind obedience This article was written by Theodore Dalrymple and was published in New Statesman on July 5 1999 Dalrymple articulates a number of cases that prove there is in fact blind obedience Further evidence is found in the movie A Few Good Men written by Aaron Sorkin directed by Rob Reiner and the movie was produced by Columbia Pictures in 1992 The film demonstrates many examples of blind obedience and not being able to distinguish right from wrong within orders In the film A Few Good Men two men in the Marine Corps are put on trial for murdering a fellow Marine However they were only doing what their superiors told them to do Although Lt Jonathan Kendrick gave commands to Lance Cpl Harold W Dawson and Pfc Louden Downey nevertheless they did not recognize they were the wrong commands to pursue and followed them simply because a superior ordered them In the movie A Few Good Men Navy lawyer Lt Daniel Kaffee is assigned to defend two Marines Lance Cpl Harold Dawson
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