Who is Theodor W. Adorno?

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Mar 14, 2017

A famous psychologist who thought up the authoritarian personality.


Adorno is the person who tested for an authoritarian personality on ex-Nazi soldiers and was able to provide the world with an explanation as to why the Germans went along with Hitler's regime even though they knew it was wrong.

A person with an authoritarian personality basically someone who obeys and looks up to those who are above them but look down on the people that they think are below them. He used the f-scale to see if a person had an authoritarian personality. You can see if you have an authoritarian personality here