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Why is it that people can witness harm being done to others and not do anything about it ?

Why has society changed so much, to the point that if you are yelling for help, all they do is watch and do nothing ? any websites that state this ?

Asked By: aperfectplaceadifferenttime - 9/21/2009
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For the most part, because people are pressured. They don't think they can do much, they just comment in their minds " Oh why bother ? I'm sure the police would a better, productive job" and they just walk by even if the police didn't arrive on time and the result was tragic... More
Answered By: Sarah's answers - 9/21/2009
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cus there too busy trying to buy illegal alcohol for the night they finally lose their virginity.
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Answered By: MCLOVIN - 9/21/2009
 
Because we start off as little children watching violent movies and playing violent video games...we are all desynthesized to it..its really quite sad.
Answered By: Rabby - 9/21/2009
 
That has not changed in our society. It is still true that everyone likes a "Good Hanging". people have always had the "There but for the grace of God..." attitude. I don't watch people yelling for help and do nothing, I never have.
Answered By: cardimom - 9/21/2009
 
No offense, but this is a question that can only come from someone that has never set foot in a psychology classroom... More
Answered By: Mark - 9/21/2009
 
Too self centered.
Answered By: Get out - 9/21/2009
 
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