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Some 50 years after the infamous Milgram experiments, Australian psychologist Gina Perry writes, "The standard account suggests that ordinary people can be manipulated into behaving in ways that contradict their morals and values -- that you or I could be talked into torturing a man But could we?"Can "you or I be talked into torturing a man"? author Gina Perry wonders .

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German film director Margarethe von Trotta is at work on a film about Hannah Arendt, the 20th century political philosopher who coined the phrase “banality of evil” while reporting on the trial of Nazi officer and Holocaust organizer Adolf Eichmann.

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