From: Eliezer S. Yudkowsky (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Wed May 12 2004 - 07:37:24 MDT
Keith Henson wrote:
> At 09:43 AM 10/05/04 +0300, Mikko Särelä wrote:
>> Still one should remember that Stanford is just a one experiment with one
>> kind of population. More tests of the kind would be required to find out,
> You should read the URL http://www.prisonexp.org/ It was called off
> after only six days of the two weeks run time. The result were such
> that for ethical reasons it could never be done again, any more than
> Stanley Milgram's experiments could be duplicated.
Stanley Milgram's experiments were repeatedly replicated, in a wide
variety of different cultures and circumstances, with different variables
tested to see what affected the compliance of the subjects. I don't know
about the Stanford prison experiment though.
-- Eliezer S. Yudkowsky http://intelligence.org/ Research Fellow, Singularity Institute for Artificial Intelligence
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