On Saying No

The price of disobedience is a gnawing sense that one has been faithless. Even though he has chosen the morally correct action, the subject remains troubled by the disruption of the social order he brought about, and cannot fully dispel the feeling that he deserted a cause to which he had pledged support. It is he, and not the obedient subject, who experiences his action.

That’s an extract from Obedience to Authority, by Stanley Milgram.

2 Responses to “On Saying No”


  1. 1 Chirst D May 26, 2020 at 12:30 am

    i also strong belive that the subject remains troubled by the disruption of the social order he brought about, and cannot fully dispel the feeling that he deserted a cause to which he had pledged support.

    appreicate!


  1. 1 What we get beyond the 42 day-detention | News in brief Trackback on June 12, 2008 at 11:21 am

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