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Obedience In Perspective: Psychology and the Holocaust
US Air Force Academy Air Force Academy United States
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Stanley Milgrams explanation of the Holocaust in terms of the mechanism of obedience is too narrow. While obedience was one mechanism which contributed to the outcome, the murder of Jews and others was the work of people from a broad swath of German society, from economists who planned mass starvation to ordinary soldiers in the Wehrmacht, often acting without duress or apparent pressures to conform.
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