Along with Milgrom's "zap the subject" experiments, one of the most famous psych/socio tests of last century.
They shut it down early because of the negative group dynamics. Very fascinating stuff.
"Hey Capa -- We're only stardust." ~ "Sunshine"
“Pleasure to me is wonder—the unexplored, the unexpected, the thing that is hidden and the changeless thing that lurks behind superficial mutability. To trace the remote in the immediate; the eternal in the ephemeral; the past in the present; the infinite in the finite; these are to me the springs of delight and beauty.” ~ H.P. Lovecraft
This strongly reminds me of my time in the prison camps and why I never wish to return to them. It may be the main thing that gave me my strong resistance to authority through undermining their power and attacking their position. Of course, some of it is just my personality.
I 100%, N 88%, T 88%, J 75%
Disclaimer: The above is my opinion and mine alone, it does not mean I cannot change my mind, nor does it guarantee that my comments are related to any deep-seated convictions. Take everything I say with a whole snowplow worth of salt and call me in the morning, if you can.
Blindfolded and in a state of mild shock over their surprise arrest by the city police, our prisoners were put into a car and driven to the "Stanford County Jail" for further processing.
Each prisoner was systematically searched and stripped naked. He was then deloused with a spray, to convey our belief that he may have germs or lice
Out of 50 or more outsiders who had seen our prison ...only one who ever questioned its morality. Once she countered the power of the situation, however, it became clear that the study should be ended.