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“Perils of Obedience are the BLM and the FBI” about to perform acts not unlike those of the Soldiers in World War 11?

Saturday, January 9, 2016 5:43
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The Milgram Experiment

One of the most famous studies of obedience in psychology was carried out by Stanley Milgram (1963). Stanley Milgram, a psychologist at Yale University, conducted an experiment focusing on the conflict between obedience to authority and personal conscience. He examined justifications for acts of genocide offered by those accused at the World War II, Nuremberg War Criminal trials. Their defense often was based on “obedience” – that they were just following orders from their superiors.

The legal and philosophic aspects of obedience are of enormous import, but they say very little about how most people behave in concrete situations. I set up a simple experiment at Yale University to test how much pain an ordinary citizen would inflict on another person simply because he was ordered to by an experimental scientist. Stark authority was pitted against the subjects’ strongest moral imperatives against hurting others, and, with the subjects’ ears ringing with the screams of the victims, authority won more often than not. The extreme willingness of adults to go to almost any lengths on the command of an authority constitutes the chief finding of the study and the fact most urgently demanding explanation.

In this standoff we have those parties that believe they are operating under legitimate orders from authorities.

But, so did those who committed the atrocities in the second world war.

They to operated with what they perceived as a clear conscience , because they negated responsibility of their actions to that of their superiors.

Superiors , I might add that were again negating responsibility to their superior, Adolph Hitler.

We as humanity can now see the results of that blind adherence to ” Orders “.

Currently we have a situation at Harney County that has the potential to go terribly wrong.

Any just Government would have called for a full investigation of the grievances of those holed up at the refuge.

This is not likely to occur, so we have a precedent being set here.

One where an action is being taken by an agency of the American Government which is based upon an illegitimate claim.

A made up convoluted excuse for acquiring land  and nothing more.

It is a very different situation when there is a just , solid . ethical and above all constitutional basis for those claims made against many different ranchers.

This is not so.

So we now have a potential situation where those that blindly follow “Orders” may once again be committing crimes against humanity based on orders steeped in a corrupt process.

How does the American psyche process potentially another crime against humanity?

How do those who follow orders to ” Take out those American Citizens” deal with the future fall out of that process, should it come to that?

Is this yet again another precedent being set , where the little man/woman can be bullied and even killed on the grounds of an unjust claim?

“The Land of the Brave and Free”, seems to be loosing it’s way and reverting to ” The Land of cowards and the imprisoned”.

We must always question authority and it should be a right to do so, lest we again fall prey to those atrocities that occurred during the second world war.

Video link below for ” The Perils of Obedience”

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