Talk:Debate Guide: The kids do not want it

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The tendency of subservient groups to rationalize their position is covered by system justification theory.This paper may be a good citation:

He concluded that with respect to slaves and concentration camp survivors, "It is no wonder that their obedience became unquestioning, that they did not revolt, that they could not 'hate' their masters. Their masters' attitudes had become internalized as a part of their very selves". Even in extraordinarily oppressive circumstances such as these, people find ways of adapting to circumstances that they cannot change, so that "the unwelcome force is idealized".

Jillium 00:59, 30 May 2009 (UTC)