When Obedience to a Figure of Authority Becomes Dangerous
What is the point at which obedience to a figure of authority becomes dangerous?
Allowing we are all obedient (we must be), define the point at which obedience to a figure of authority becomes dangerous. As you develop your definition, consider the ways you might use the work of the authors mentioned above and their definitions of acceptable and unacceptable levels of obedience. Do you agree with the ways in which others have drawn the line between reasonable and dangerous obedience? What examples from current stories in the news or from your own experience can you draw on to test various definitions?