Milgram experiment

In the wake of the trial of Adolf Eichmann in Jerusalem, Milgram devised his psychological study to answer the question: “Can it be that Eichmann and his million accomplices in the Holocaust is just following orders?”

Yes, many people will obey orders, even though they know it causes distress and harm. Some will object, but many will follow orders eventually

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