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What has current research found regarding conforming to authority, and will most individuals have the tendency to conform to authority?

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As you briefly summarize what has current research found regarding conforming to authority, here is one article:

Pashapa, N. (2008). Authority: What is It?. Language In India, 8(11), 1.

This article contends that authority is greatly intertwined with "philology, language use, and types of authority that exist as well as different forms of legitimacy on which it rests." The author seems to infer that yes, people as a whole, tend to conform to authority and follow rules generally. The author ...

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