The Wave

I recently read the book The Wave by Tom Strasser. It’s based on a classroom experiment involving a teacher trying to teach high school kids about Nazi Germany and why people obeyed the authority and became so caught up in Hitler that they didn’t realize the terrible things they were doing.

It was disturbing, and yet fascinating to see how quickly the teenagers reacted to the experiment, and how quickly it went to far.

I’d recommend it, it’s short and worth it.


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