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Movie review: Compliance

June 22, 2012


My review first appeared on the now defunct In the years following World War II academic psychologists grappled with the phenomenon of apparently normal people following orders to act inhumanely to other people and indeed to participate in mass-murder. In 1947 California Psychologist Theodore W. Orno devised a personality test to measure what he […]

senseless and awful

December 2, 2008


Rider Fatally Stabs City Bus Driver and Flees As the economy unravels so too the social fabric tipping the emotionally damaged to lose their tenuous grip on reality. I fear we can expect to see more acts of random violence.