Thus, it is unethical to force people to act against their will if they do not want to be part of the study. I will advise him to seek consent from the fraternity members. Failure to do so will compromise the quality of the study since there is no one who should be forced to participate in a study or secretly recorded since this should be voluntary.
If you are asked to electrocute a stranger by Hitler, would you do it? Morally, it is not good to do something evil or harmful to another person fully knowing so I will refuse and would rather let him execute his evil intention alone.
Scenario – Milgram’s critics are accusing him of exposing both innocent and naiive subjects under unfavorable emotional strain and pressure in his quest to gain knowledge through uncouth means. However, he justifies his actions by highlighting the difference between his naïve subjects and the man in the electronic chair. He argues that the naïve subject is free to leave unlike the man in the electric chair who is helpless therefore cannot move.
The argument by his critics is more convincing since good research should not expose the research subjects to harm or emotional stress. The naïve subject is unsophisticated therefore cannot be used as a reliable source of data in a research. He was supposed to inform his subjects about his intended experiment and then reach a consensus.
A good researcher does not use unethical means to gather data or to manipulate the data to suit his hypothesis. A good researcher always avoids bias. A good research on the other hand is not biased and it follows proper procedures where no one is harmed.
A research can be defined as a carefully designed study that uses scientific methods to collect data in a bid to get answers from a particular area that is being investigated. The findings from the data collected are usually based on theory as well as the hypothesis of the study. There are