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When Good People Do Bad Things | Dr. Phil
Is it possible for a good person to turn evil? Do you think you have an inner demon, or do you think that you could ever be swayed by bad influences, people or systems? Could you or someone you know ever rob a bank, steal from a neighbor or torture another human being? You'd be surprised at some of the good people who have found themselves doing truly evil things! Could this happen to you? Dr. Philip Zimbardo is professor emeritus at Stanford University and the author of The Lucifer Effect: Understanding How Good People Turn Evil. He has performed some of the most groundbreaking experiments in the history of psychology. Dr. Phil and Dr. Zimbardo examine what makes a good person do bad things. Audience Experiments Dr. Philip Zimbardo puts the Dr. Phil studio audience to the test. Would they blindly follow directions from someone just because he looked like an authority figure? See what happened when an actor directs them to do some pretty strange things! Plus, how