The Power of the Uniform: Eye-Opening Experiment Shows How Easily People Submit

A man in a non-specific uniform gets strangers to litter, change how they walk, makes them jump in place, and even gets them to enact violence against others.

If a man in a uniform came up to you, gave you a taser, and told you to guard and detain another man who he claims is a criminal, would you? If that man tried to leave would you stop him or taser him?

In the video below, most of the people tested actually go to the extent of hurting another human being, who they’ve never met, simply because a man in a uniform told them to do so.

via The Power of the Uniform: Eye-Opening Experiment Shows How Easily People Submit | The Free Thought Project.

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