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    Jerry M. Burger is a Psychology professor for Santa Clara University. Burger replicated Stanley Milgram’s obedience studies from the 1960’s and 1970s. In Milgram’s study, Milgram wanted to test “the conflict between obedience to authority and personal conscience” (Saul McLeod, 2007). He conducted this experiment by having an authority figure, a “learner”, and 40 participants who went through the experiment at different times. The participant was supposed to ask the learner a series of questions…

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    possibilities pertaining to the situation and conditions these solders were withstanding. Szegedy-Maszak then delves into psychologist Herbert Kelman's three necessary traits to convict torture: authorization, routinization, and dehumanization (Maszak 76). Stanley Milgram has tested such theories in his 1963 experiment on obedience, which he reported in his article The Perils of Obedience. Milgram divulges the "dilemmas" of obedience to authority in his experiment by using; an experimenter -…

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    both seemed to marry for love, the men they ended up marrying did not assist them or result in a mutually beneficial relationship, but instead both men shaped the lives of their wives to their own ways of living. Stella can “hardly stand it when [Stanley] is away for a night”, implying a form of sexual dependence on Stella’s part on her husband, who represents the typically masculine, if so masculine it treads into the animalistic. This dependence of Stella on the aggressive sexuality of her…

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    This is the great sport of hockey there are a few things that I will be talking about hockey. One is the history of hockey so being like all of the players all of the teams all of the stanley cup finals (the championships of hockey). Also great hockey players so players that were really good and made a difference in hockey. The last one being great hockey records so like different records from back then that havent been broken yet even until this day. When you get to know a lot about hockey…

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    The way that Stanley Milgram went about his experiment was unethical. It put the teachers in a position to have to harm someone. The teachers could choose the voltage used in the shock chair but it had to be at least 15 volts. It is not morally right to give someone no other choice than to harm someone else. The First Study Milgram was studying how punishing someone can affect their learning. His experiment included a teacher that was a male recruit, a learner who was associated with Milgram,…

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    Intergenerational Trauma

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    Intergenerational trauma is a term that is used to describe traumatic events that have impacted a cultural group in one generation, which can have lasting psychological, economical, or cultural effects on future generations. Although it can exist in serious and unfortunate occurrences like residential schools, intergenerational trauma can also be light-hearted, riveting and fun in relation to sport rivalries. Sport fans are well aware that not all games are created equal and that some games are…

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    In the film ‘ The Shining’, director Stanley Kubrick teaches the audience a harsh lesson regarding humanity about how seclusion and isolation is unnatural for humans as social beings to be put into for prolonged lengths of time, and can cause the mindset of an individual to be triumphed by evil. Kubrick use a variety of film techniques such as dialogue, sound and camera techniques to characterise Jack Nicholson’s character, Jack Torrance, by showing how his character changes throughout the film…

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    Are you for/against The Assassin, and why? One thing is indisputable regarding the film. It is gorgeous visually, with astonishing cinematography, costumes and in general, production values. However, I think it is lacking in terms of script, and in combination with the scarcity of action scenes, it can be rather tiresome, especially to the viewer expecting the exact opposite from a film of the genre. Actually this is a question regarding if one enjoys art-house films or not, because The Assassin…

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    Manon Rheaume is a female ice hockey goaltender who is best known for being the first woman to play in the NHL. Manon was born in Beauport, Ontario on February 24th, 1972. Manon was the second child in her family of five. Her parents, Nicole and Pierre Rheaume also gave birth to two boys. Martin, who is older than Manon, and Pascal who is the youngest. Manon always grew up with a passion for hockey. She trained with boys and played on boys’ teams when she was in minor hockey because, at that…

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    2001: A Space Odyssey

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    hypothesize that because of the events of their youth, the young generation of the sixties developed an increasingly negative and cynical outlook on mankind and the future of the world. In this paper I will examine the film 2001: A Space Odyssey by Stanley Kubrick, the song “In The Year 2525” by Zager & Evans, and public opinion polling data on the United States’ involvement in Vietnam to further examine this hypothesis.…

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