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Any "fan" of the Stanford Prison Experiment needs to see Das Experiment.


You know, Lisa, you're not the only one whose first thoughts upon reading about the Iraq prison were of the infamous Stanford experiment... mine, too.

Human beings are great and all, but sometimes I think we're destined to kill ourselves. Even if we end hunger, build gigantic spaceships, cure death... we'll still find a reason to try and kill the other guy.


FYI, one of the many SPE-related issues at the link Lisa references is how far away from "based on actual events" the Germans got in Das Experiment -- one of the many fictional scenes showed one of the psychologists running the study being raped.

On the Iraq issue, I'm surprised anyone is surprised.

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