” Evil is knowing better, but willingly doing worse. “


” I have been primarily interested in how and why ordinary people do unusual things, things that seem alien to their natures. Why do good people sometimes act evil? Why do smart people sometimes do dumb or irrational things? “


” The line between good and evil is permeable and almost anyone can be induced to cross it when pressured by situational forces. “


” Bullies may be the perpetrators of evil, but it is the evil of passivity of all those who know what is happening and never intervene that perpetuates such abuse. “



All 4 Philip Zimbardo Quotes about Evil in picture


Evil is knowing better, but willingly doing worse.
I have been primarily interested in how and why ordinary people do unusual things, things that seem alien to their natures. Why do good people sometimes act evil? Why do smart people sometimes do dumb or irrational things?


The line between good and evil is permeable and almost anyone can be induced to cross it when pressured by situational forces.
Bullies may be the perpetrators of evil, but it is the evil of passivity of all those who know what is happening and never intervene that perpetuates such abuse.
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