Gallery 3, Episode 3 - Meeting Fifteen
Psychologist and former magician Richard Wiseman donates an unusual experiment conducted by American psychologist Stanley Milgram which involved people giving people large electric shocks, and he learned that people were willing to give people very big shocks.
The comedian, poet and Buddhist Kevin Eldon gives the museum the Ten Worlds, a system of ten different spiritual worlds that people are subject to: Hell, Hunger, Animality, Arrogance, Humanity, Heaven, Learning, Realisation, Bodhisattvahood and Buddhahood.
The author and documentary film maker Jon Ronson donates the gay bomb, an attempt by the American army to make a bomb that would release a pheromones that would make the enemy soldiers gay and thus they would stop fighting the Yanks and start kissing each other.
The full episode title is "Meeting Fifteen: The Milgram Experiment, The Ten Worlds & a Gay Bomb".
- Monday 24th May 2010
- BBC Radio 4
- 30 minutes
Cast & crew
|John Lloyd||Host / Presenter|
|Jon Richardson||Host / Presenter|