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1
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what is the autonomous state?

A

we choose and control how we behave and take responsibility for our actions

2
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what is the agentic shift

A

carrying out orders from an authority figure

3
Q

the shift from autonomy to agentic is called…?

A

agency

4
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what is moral strain?

A

anxiety caused by orders that conflict with our sense of ‘right’ and ‘wrong’

5
Q

supporting evidence?

A

100% Milgrams participants pressed 300V

65% went to 450V

6
Q

BUT?

A

Perry argues 60% were disobedient, discounting those who saw through deception

7
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contrasting evidence?

A

90% nurses remained autonomous and disobeyed orders

8
Q

application?

A

military leaders decrease moral strain using desensitising language to increase obedience
EG. ‘collateral damage’