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seminary
used in The Tipping Point

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Definition
a school for training ministers, priests, or rabbis
  • Tell a seminarian that he has to hurry and all of a sudden he starts to ignore bystanders in obvious distress.
    Chapter 5 (55% in)
  • Darley and Batson decided to replicate that study at the Princeton Theological Seminary.
    Chapter 4 (87% in)
  • Darley and Batson met with a group of seminarians, individually, and asked each one to prepare a short, extemporaneous talk on a given biblical theme, then walk over to a nearby building to present it.
    Chapter 4 (87% in)
  • If you ask people to predict which seminarians played the Good Samaritan (and subsequent studies have done just this) their answers are highly consistent.
    Chapter 4 (89% in)
  • Indeed, on several occasions, a seminary student going to give his talk on the parable of the Good Samaritan literally stepped over the victim as he hurried on his way.
    Chapter 4 (91% in)
  • Telling seminarians to hurry turned them into bad citizens.
    Conclusion (88% in)

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