What leads to destructive obedience 1. 2. 3. Small to big commands; escalating demands; harder to refuse 4. If commands are given rapidly, there is lesser time to process and we’re more likely to obey

How to resist

  1. Be aware. Awareness of chance of destructive or malicious commands. Be mindful that a person of authority can ask you to do things you may not agree with.
  2. Drawing boundaries
  3. When they see disobedience
  4. When people read new research, there is a change in behaviour and helps resist destructive obedience