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Quote: Originally Posted by Journeyman Not really. Some people commit crimes out of a "love of money", but most people commit crimes out of desperation. They need money to buy drugs, or money to survive, and committing a crime seems like the quickest/easiest/simplest way to get the money that they need to eat/pay for accommodation/pay for drugs. So, murders, rapists, child molesters and the like commit these crimes out of desperation? Is...
Quote: Originally Posted by lasbar Thank you ... I 'm very interested in criminology and the nature/nurture issue. I'm always fascinated by two extreme school of thoughts . The right-wing one: The "There no such thing as society" who gives good conscience to individualistic people refuzing to any social dimension in their political and social spheres/ environments , brandishing the responsability ideology at any cost to try to justify their...
Quote: Originally Posted by lasbar I didn't have you as a right-winger George... There are links between social depravation and crime ... Have you studied the social mix on US death row? Most of the guys are uneducated with violent family backgrounds. It doesn't mean being poor is a valid justification for escaping social responsabilities.. It is easier to go straight when you are raised in a decent neighourhood than in some rough estates... Even...
Quote: Originally Posted by RSS You're a brave man ... of questionable taste ... but brave. Masterful backhand compliment, I approve...!
Quote: Originally Posted by Michael Ay329 Many here felt the Crown Prosecutors ran out of control condemning Tony Martin and dipshit Constubalries in London telling the public "this is not America....call us in an emergency"...and if you can't call us...just take it in the ARSE when burglars invade your home. On a side note, when Tony Martin was in the process of being released...the surviving burglar (labeled as a victim under the law)...who was still...
Quote: Originally Posted by apropos LOL - as expected, Gladstone. In your words - QFI? You are aware, that you edited your post as I was writing mine. Apropos, you are a strange man.
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Quote: Originally Posted by apropos http://stats.org/in_depth/faq/causation_correlation.htm I'm well aware what correlation means, I still don't get your point. What did you think I meant? Quote: Originally Posted by apropos I'm assuming that by your tacit silence on my other points you've also acknowledged the patent stupidity of the points they addressed. I'd didn't ignore them I didn't think they were worthy of...
Quote: Originally Posted by apropos You confuse correlation with causality I'm not quite sure what you mean here, explain. Quote: Originally Posted by apropos Trying to eradicate root causes of criminality = abdication of personal responsibility = giving a free pass to criminals? Really? What makes you think you can eradicate the root causes of criminality...? Quote: Originally Posted by...
Quote: Originally Posted by apropos You know them, Gladstone. Oh, come now apropos, the social deprivation argument is demonstrably not true. If this hypothesis were correct everyone born in such circumstances would be a criminal when in fact the vast majority are law abiding. It is also insulting to those who were brought up in such circumstances and have made a success of their lives. It is convenient and common conceit amongst the left to...
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