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    As you know in Milgram's experiments the subject being shocked was actually a confederate and there was no actual pain involved.

    1. Is this still harmful to the person who believes they are shocking another human being?

    2. Does this have implications for the overall humanity of the person doing the "shocking"?

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    1. As you know in Milgram's experiments the subject being shocked was actually a confederate and there was no actual pain involved. Is this still harmful to the person who believes they are shocking another human being?

    Yes, because they really believe they are hurting the person who is screaming. It is psychologically stressful for the person who is administering the shocks as they keep being told to up the voltage and see the harm they think they are doing ...

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