Henry Morton Stanley

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  • Obedience And Social Pressure Analysis

    Research Based Analysis on Obedience and Social Pressure Individuals in today 's society question authority in many different ways. Eventually, life puts people in tricky situations. Individuals who question authority may go along with the situation because they are threatened socially. Everybody obeys words from an authority, but what makes us obey or disobey? Do people obey them just because they do not have enough courage to walk away? In A Few Good Men, two Marines were ordered to murder…

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  • Groupthink Examples

    Groupthink Author’s Name Institute Name Groupthink In 1972, social psychologist Irvin L. Janis coined the term groupthink as “a psychological drive for consensus at any cost that suppresses dissent and appraisal of alternatives in cohesive decision making groups.” Janis made a significant effort in explaining why certain groups make certain decisions which in retrospect are obviously wrong. In certain situations, it is hard to visualize why people support certain group decisions even though…

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  • Stanley Milgram's Explanations For Obedience

    In 1963, a psychologist at Yale, Stanley Milgram, performed a study on the obedience of humans. The purpose of the study was to research “how easily ordinary people can be influenced into committing atrocities” (McLeod). The main research question was “for how long will someone continue to give shocks to another person if they are told to do so, even if they thought they could be seriously hurt” (“Milgram Experiment”). To study this, “40 males, aged between 20 and 50, whose jobs ranged from…

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  • Night Of The Living Dead Film Analysis

    Night of the Living Dead, released in 1968, directed by Gorge A. Romero and Carnival of Souls, released in 1962, directed by Herk Harvey, are two popular movies in the horror genre. Both low budget and filmed in black and white, captivated audiences with their filming techniques and psychological impact. Night of the Living Dead better represents the horror genre than Carnival of Souls because of its use of characteristics, stereotypes and technical components throughout the film. A typical…

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  • The Cold War On Ice Bobby Orr Analysis

    a professional player for the NHL team the Boston Bruins, can be seen flying across the ice after scoring the game-winning goal of game four in the Stanley Cup Final of 1970. This photograph was taken by Ray Lussier at the old Boston Garden on May 10th, 1970. It represents one of the most famous goals in hockey history giving Boston its first Stanley Cup win in a long time. The photograph symbolizes the spirit hockey has and the Boston Bruins. It is a very interesting picture, because it shows…

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  • Street Car Named Desire: Play Analysis

    Street Car Named Desire is 1951 drama film, a modification of Tennessee William’s 1947 play with the same name. It’s a story of Blanche Dubois, who after several courses of social ups and downs, tries to find her sage with her sister and brother-in-law living at a low income apartment building in New Orleans. But ultimately, she fails to build an emotional stability for herself. This script is a perfect sequence of tragedy full of emotions and drama comprised of violence, witty and poetic…

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  • Milgram's Obedience Experiments

    Synthesis Essay Society plays a significant role in our lives today, it raises us to believe that obedience is good and disobedience is bad. Stanley Milgram is well known for his experiments on obedience, they are considered to be the "most important social-psychological experiments of all time" (Milgram Two). Milgram was criticized by many and was often cited as a psychologist who deceived many people through his experiments. His experiment Obedience to Authority consisted of a phony…

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  • Chariots Of The Gods Analysis

    In the movie Chariots of the Gods, based on the novel by Erich von Däniken, it brings up multiple pseudoarchaeological claims. A pseudoarchaeology claim “-involves the misinterpretation and misrepresentation of archaeological data to concoct a past that some feel is more satisfying” (Fader). One of the most interesting claims I heard about was the idea that the Egyptians could not have built the pyramids in Giza by themselves with the technology available at the time. Von Däniken creates this…

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  • Mr Socrates Character Analysis

    Mister Socrates by Choi Jin-won Choi Jin-won directs and pens ‘’Mister Socrates’’, a not typical gangster film but a movie which combines comedy, crime, drama and social commentary. The main character is Ku Dong-Hyeok (Kim Rae-won), who is a high-school drop-out and low-level thug. He shows no respect to other people, he has no ethics and he just loves to beat people. One night, while he reports the accidental murder of a friend of his by another friend, he gets kidnaped by a gang. He is kept…

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  • Violence In Robert Browning's Ordinary Men

    Humans, in general, do not like to believe there is an underlying inclination to violence in each and every one of us. People will cite morals, religion, education; reasons that would somehow exclude them from a flaw seen time and again throughout the historical record. Those that stray from the human ‘script’ are seen as abnormal, sometimes given labels as sociopaths or psychopaths to separate and classify those that are different. Browning’s Ordinary Men, however, sheds light on a group of men…

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