Brave bystanders lift a burning car and save a man trapped beneath.
Flight passenger leaps onto a burning man to prevent him from detonating explosives.
As the train arrives, a 50-year-old man jumps on subway tracks to save a youth.
These men/women were ordinary people who decided in an instant to do something heroic.
Dr. Zimbardo thinks everyone can be a hero.
- chooses not to watch-and-wait in face of crisis.
- puts compassion into action by helping someone in need.
- decides to speak against injustice, instead of assuming someone else will.
- supports the causes that matter to him/her, without expecting rewards.