SurvivingInfidelity.com Forums
The Book Club
User Topic: The Lucifer Effect..understanding how good people turn evil...
MissesJai
Member
Member # 24849
Default  Posted: 12:26 PM, February 1st (Tuesday)

by Philip Zombardo.......it's a textbook for a psych program but it reads like a novel...quite the eye opener


FWW - 41
"Don't think first about the risks of speaking up. Think first about the risks of not speaking up." ~ Kerry Patterson

Posts: 5938 | Registered: Jul 2009 | From: So Cal.....
BrokenRoad
Member
Member # 15334
Default  Posted: 7:55 PM, February 1st (Tuesday)

What does it say?
I would think everyone has both good and evil in them....


{Him}FBH - 43 (WifeHad5)
{Me} FWW - 44
2 kids 7 & 12
Reconciled :)
Beauty and folly are old companions.--Benjamin Franklin

Posts: 10704 | Registered: Jul 2007 | From: Midwest
Mrs Panda
Member
Member # 27303
Default  Posted: 8:27 PM, February 1st (Tuesday)

Sounds interesting.I like this kind of book.


Me-41 FWW Him-45BH
M 13years. Reconciled.
DDay#1 Nov 2008 (OM2)
DDay#2 Aug 2009 (Confessed to OM 2001)
"Those who believe in telekinetics, raise my hand." -Kurt Vonnegut

Posts: 1986 | Registered: Jan 2010 | From: The SouthEast
MissesJai
Member
Member # 24849
Default  Posted: 9:34 AM, February 2nd (Wednesday)

BR ~
The book is based on research done by the author. It's about how good people can be influenced by environmental factors to do bad things. He used Abu Ghraib scandal as a really good example...


FWW - 41
"Don't think first about the risks of speaking up. Think first about the risks of not speaking up." ~ Kerry Patterson

Posts: 5938 | Registered: Jul 2009 | From: So Cal.....
repeatBS326
Member
Member # 22068
Default  Posted: 12:37 PM, February 3rd (Thursday)

Started looking for audiobook of this & found a lecture about the book, by the author:


http://fora.tv/2008/01/24/Genocide_to_Abu_Ghraib_How_Good_People_Turn_Evil

Thanks for the book suggestion.


Me/BS:39(former cybersex addict 1992); fWH:41; DS:15; DS:11; OW:34; OC:10
Together: 22yrs; Married: 18yrs
D-day#1: Jan99, then FALSE R (subsequent conception of DS#2)
D-day#2: Told about OW/WH pregnancy July2000
D-day#3 (same mOW): 19sep2008

Posts: 1721 | Registered: Dec 2008 | From: Attemping R #3
MissesJai
Member
Member # 24849
Default  Posted: 1:09 PM, February 3rd (Thursday)

very cool! you're welcome


FWW - 41
"Don't think first about the risks of speaking up. Think first about the risks of not speaking up." ~ Kerry Patterson

Posts: 5938 | Registered: Jul 2009 | From: So Cal.....
Fighting2Survive
Member
Member # 28410
Default  Posted: 5:41 PM, February 5th (Saturday)

It's on my reading list but I haven't gotten to it yet. He's the researcher that did the Stanford prison study. Interesting guy... His findings are frightening though.


Me: BW, 40.......Him: FWH, 40
D-day: 3-22-10
DS1: 11, DS2: crawling
Status: R going well

"When you can tell the story and it doesn't bring up any pain, you know it is healed." - Iyanla Vanzant, Broken Pieces


Posts: 7279 | Registered: Apr 2010 | From: NC
MissesJai
Member
Member # 24849
Default  Posted: 1:05 PM, February 14th (Monday)

yes exactly that's him....and yes, they are rather scary...human beings are scary...


FWW - 41
"Don't think first about the risks of speaking up. Think first about the risks of not speaking up." ~ Kerry Patterson

Posts: 5938 | Registered: Jul 2009 | From: So Cal.....
Topic Posts: 8