Milgram’s 37 (we do what we are told) by Peter Gabriel from the wonderful “So” album is related to the Milgram experiment. This was a social experiment by the late Stanley Milgram that showed how many people were actually prepared to give a possibly lethal shock to another if told to do it.
Within this one line is one our biggest crimes. With this excuse we have committed the worst acts throughout history.
We do what we are told…
This beautiful song came to mind when watching something that turned me back onto my original course and not take the easy way out.