Since social studies like SPE we know banality of evil. But what is "banality of good"?

"SPE" stands for "Stanford prison experiment" of psychologist Philip Zimbardo.

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  • 7 years ago
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    "Arendt's book introduced the expression and concept "the banality of evil."[1] Her thesis is that the great evils in history generally, and the Holocaust in particular, were not executed by fanatics or sociopaths, but by ordinary people who accepted the premises of their state and therefore participated with the view that their actions were normal."

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Banality_of_evil#The_...

    The definition of what is "banal" is that which is commonplace. http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/banality I would hope that good acts, good character, good intentions were more commonplace than they sometimes appear to be.

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    7 years ago

    I cant see how good could ever be banal - so little of it around we dont get time to get used to it.

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  • I don't think 'good' IS banal unless you mean 'goody two shoes'. Do you?

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  • 7 years ago

    Kenny G. music.

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