• Discussion question:
Milgram developed this experiment to help us understand the connection between regular people and horrific acts. So, using the science and other information available in this article, to what extent should people be held responsible for their actions such as in a situation as devised by Milgram?
— Things to think about: Adolph Eichmann was put to death for his role in the Holocaust. How did Milgram's study complicate this judgment?
— Is Milgram's study science with a capital S?
— If you were one of the subjects in the experiment what do you think are the chances that you would have pushed the button all the way to "xxx"?