Re: Forbidden Planet

From: Keith Henson (
Date: Wed May 12 2004 - 18:16:26 MDT

At 09:37 AM 12/05/04 -0400, you wrote:
>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 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.

Much thanks for pointing this out. I didn't know it had been
replicated. The limits on research was much wider at that time. I have
read in the last few years that it could no longer be done because of
ethical concerns, but it is good that there is a body of confirming

Keith Henson

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