According to Brown, the experiment, "exposes the psychological secrets of obedience and social compliance. He expertly lifts the lid on the terrifying truth that, when confronted with authority, our natural instinct is to unflinchingly obey without question – to such an extent that even the most moral people can be made to commit the most horrendous acts, simply because they are told to do so."
Yes, someone will yell "Give him one big push!" at the poor guy. Science!
In the vein of Stanley Milgram and the Stanford prison experiment, The Push hopes to expose humanity's darkest impulses through equally fucked up conditions. But we wonder this: what does it say about people who actually want to watch Brown's target suffer the existential consequences of his decision? Who watches the binge-watchers?