Outline: Obedience Synthesis
I. Background Information: Obedience defined by Andrew Colman, in human behavior, is a form of “social functions in which a person yields to explicit instructions or orders from an authory figure". Obedience is generally distinguished from compliance, which is
Obedience to Authority
No human social organization can function without some degree of obedience to authority, as the alternative would be anarchy leading to total chaos. Hence we find some sort of a hierarchy in both the most underdeveloped and the most civilized societies where cert
Asch, Solomon. “Opinions and Social Pressure.” Writing and Reading Across the Curriculum. Columbus, OH: Pearson, 2013.
According to the article “Opinions and Social Pressure”, Solomon Asch writes about how the affects of group pressure can alter a person’s decision....
Authority and Obedience
Authority and Obedience
Thesis: We consciously or unconsciously obey authority in all
walks of life on a daily basis.
Obedience is when there is legitimate power, there is pressure to
comply. Compliance with that which is required by authority; subjection
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Is Obedience in Peril?
Psychologist Stanley Milgram in 1961 conducted a very controversial experiment concerning obedience. In this experiment he had a wide variety of results but his prediction was obedience was greater than a
Children vs. Authority: Rebellious Attitudes to Avoid Societal Expectations
Children's literature has an extremely influential way of shaping a child’s outlook on life. When children read stories, they often relate to the characters on a very personal level, whether the character is polite...
In "The Perils of Obedience," Stanley Milgram conducted a study that tests the conflict between obeying immoral commands given by authority and refusing authority. The experiment was to see how much pain a normal person would inflict on another person because he/she were being ordered to do so by a
Critically assess the claim that New Religious Movements represent a challenge to the secularization thesis
The dramatic global resurgence of religious movements over the last decade has caught many people by surprise. To most, such a resurgence came as a surprise since according to modernizati
The Nature of Disruptive Power
ciated with electoral-representative institutions. When we consider power abstractly, apart from particular institutional arrangements, we usually assume it is rooted in the control of resources, especially in control of wealth and force, or in
John Austin’s Concept of Excuses
And it’s Significance to Jurisprudence
A Thesis Proposal Presented to the
Faculty of the College of Liberal Arts
De La Salle University
In Partial Fulfillment of the
Requirements for the Degree
AB Major in Philosophy
Thesis: The power and adherence of obedience is more so around the fear of negative consequences and potential punishments, than it is suggested respect for rules and regulations and authority. The concept is that rules given by authorities are to be followed, when in actuality it is the fear of wha
Law’s Authority comes from its ability to create a moral obligation to follow it.
The question of whether or not Law’s authority results from the fact that it has a moral obligation is one which has been heavily debated for centuries. It seems that the biggest proportion of this debate has
A HISTORY OF NATIVE AUTHORITY SYSTEM IN ABAJI, 1900-1960
MOHAMMED ALIYU ABUBAKAR
DEPARTMENT OF HISTORY
FACULTY OF ARTS
AHMADU BELLO UNIVERSITY, ZARIA-NIGERIA
I hereby certified that this thesis has been read and approved as meeting the requirement o