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The Stanford Prison Experiment

The Stanford Prison Experiment quotes

6 total quotes

Daniel Culp/Prisoner 8612
Dr. Philip Zimbardo
Karl Vandy
Peter Mitchell/Prisoner 819


View Quote Daniel Culp: I know you're a nice guy.
Christopher Archer: So why do you hate me?
Daniel Culp: Because I know what you can become.
View Quote Jesse Fletcher: You brought me here to legitimize this experiment, and there's nothing legitimate about this place, Phil.
Dr. Philip Zimbardo: You're right. You're right. I didn't explain it well. Prisons they represent a loss of freedom literally and symbolically.
Jesse Fletcher: Yeah, but that does not explain why they're wearing dresses. They're wearing dresses, Phil.
Dr. Philip Zimbardo: Yes, I understand. Uh, we're trying to strip away their individuality. Make them uniform. Feminize them.
Jesse Fletcher: Feminize them?
Dr. Philip Zimbardo: Yes. Feminize them. Take away all the things that make them them. You see we're trying to understand how an institution affects an individual's behavior. We're trying to do something... We're trying to do something good.
View Quote Blow it out your ass, Mr. Correctional Officer!
View Quote It's easy for you to say, 'Oh, I wouldn't have acted that way, but you don't know. That's - that's the truth. You don't know. And now, I know what I'm capable of, and it hurts.
View Quote This experiment... is over.
View Quote You have no right to **** with my head!