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The Correlation Between Fear and Corruption
Topic 8.2.13 It is not power that corrupts but fear. Fear of losing power corrupts those who wield it and fear of the scourge of power corrupts those who are subject to it. Most Burmese are familiar with the four a-gati, the four kinds of corruption. Chanda-gati, corruption induced by desire, is deviation from the right...
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An Argument on Why Prostitution Should Be Decriminalized
Why Prostitution Should Be Legal Imagine you’re walking down the streets on a chilly winter night. You hear the roaring laughter and escalating banter of drunken men up and down the streets. You smell the food from the pubs wafting in the air as you walk on a stone pathway by the water. You look to your side and see wome...
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The Two Sides of the Arguments on the Legalization of Prostitution
Should We Legalize Prostitution? What is sex trafficking? According to Shared Hope International, sex trafficking can be defined as “recruitment, harboring, transportation, provision, obtaining, patronizing, or soliciting of a person for the purpose of a commercial sex act where such an act is induced by force, fraud, or...
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Martin Luther King Jr.'s, Marcus Garvey's and Malcolm X's Fight For Racial Freedom and Justice
Extinguishing the Flames Martin Luther King Jr., Marcus Garvey and Malcolm X are three very well known social activists. They had one main purpose, to fight for racial freedom and justice in the 1960’s when racism was at it’s all time high. Especially in many small southern towns such as Birmingham, AL. These men were un...
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An Experience of Race and Ethnicity as Determinants of Power in the Color of Crime Class
Race and Ethnicity as Determinants of Power I remember the start of kindergarten, playing all sorts of games in the morning as the teacher waited for all of the students to enter the classroom. I remember some of the kids too: the haughty girl who announced that we should not play unless the teacher said it was okay, the b...
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The Causes and Factors of Terrorism Today
ON THE VERGE OF TERROR: Increasing act of terrorism Everyday, we are confronted over and over with the same sad news about violence, crime, wars and disasters either through morning newspapers, televisions or radio. In fact, terrible things are happening around the world: Bomb attacks, kidnappings and murders. These are...
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The Life and Crimes of Salvator "Sammy the Bull" Gravano
The infamous Salvatore “Sammy the Bull” Gravano was born March 12, 1945. He grew up in the Bensonhurst section of Brooklyn in an Italian-American neighborhood with two older sisters. His Sicilian parents had owned a satellite factory and were well off. As a child, early on he became to dislike education and was often a disc...
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A Study of the Scope of Corruption in Malaysia
1. Introduction
Corruption is a crime or an offense where a person's liberty, contracts or
benefits from the authorities or of a company after giving money, gifts,
entertainment for parties. In particular, corruption is classified by
Transparency International is an activity that involves the abuse of
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The Investigation of the Tankleff Murders, a Wrongful Conviction Case
Tankleff Murders 17 year old Marty Tankleff woke up to a terrible sight on the first day of his senior year in high school. On September 7, 1988 he woke up to his mother bludgeoned to death and his father clinging to life in his office. From this day forward the Long Island teen’s life would change drastically. That mornin...
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The Issues with the Deterrence Argument of Reimolds Against the Use of Capital Punishment as a Form of Punishment Against Crimes
Reiman The main focus of Reimolds argument is to disprove the deterrence argument. Reimold begins by showing how the deterrence argument is based on the premise that capital punishment is more likely to deter criminals than life in prison. Reimolds primary argument against the deterrence argument is as follows. Capital pun...
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An Argument Against Crime Being Considered as Beautiful
Could there be beauty in crime? According to, beauty is a quality that provides intense pleasure or satisfaction. Crimes cannot be considered beautiful because they deteriorate mental health, harm civilians, and hinder economic growth. Firstly, committing a crime can deteriorate mental health. For example,...
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The Life of the Murderer, Ed Gein
Ed Gein The Murderer On August 27, 1906 a child was born to an alcoholic father named George Philip Gein and a very strict-religious mother named Augusta Gein. He was their second child; they named him Edward Theodore Gein. When Ed (Edward) was growing up his mother was really tuff on him and his brother Henry George Gein...
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The Truth About Sex Trafficking
Imagine a person going to their first day of work at a job. But instead of making it to the job they are instead kidnapped and forced to be a sex slave. This is exactly what happened to a young girl named Brittany. Brittany needed a job and was told by a man that he had one for her. On the first day for the job, the man sai...
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The Different Types of Rationale to Prevent Criminals from Committing a Crime
The first rationale, retribution maintains that the criminal needs to pay for the crime that they’ve committed. This is sort of an eye for an eye mentality. Whatever the criminal did, the same, or equal punishment, will be done unto them. the goal of this rationale is that the people who would potentially commit this cri...
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The Twisted Concept of Racism and Prejudice in America
A Not So White America Ruled By Whites Melanin of many hues paints its way across a large percentage of people. And yet, the twisted concept of racism is used to benefit the fairer race. From microaggression, to more severe degrees, minorities of the same background as their white counterparts, do not share the same benefi...
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Men Falls Victim to Domestic Violence
Imagine someone who is in a relationship, a violent relationship. Imagine that person with bruises on their body, black eye, cut lip, and broken bones. Now imagine if that person was a man. In our society domestic violence is one of the most pressing issues, but most people seem to believe that the only victims in a domesti...
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Criminal Profiling and the Types of Crime
Crime Murder is the unlawful taking of human life It is a behavioral act that terminates life in the context of power, personal gain, brutality, and sometimes sexuality. Murder is a subcategory of homicide, which also includes lawful taking of human life, such as, manslaughter, deaths resulting from criminal and non- crimi...
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Juvenile Incarceration Is Ineffective and Should Be Removed
Juvenile Rehabilitation Crime is a major concern across the globe. Many countries suffer from high crime rates, especially the United States. There is no way to completely prevent crime from occurring. Instead of focusing on the crime itself, the focus should be more concentrated on the juvenile delinquents who commit thes...
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An Argument in Favor of Capital Punishment for Dzokhar Tsarnaev
I strongly disagree with Jay Parini's opinion on letting Dzhokhar Tsarnaev live. This man, who is probably better known as the Boston Bomber than his real name, destroyed innocent lives. He should be punished for his crimes and should have to pay with his life. Putting him to death would provide closure for the families aff...
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The Relation between Police Brutality and Race in the United States of America
Some may argue that there is a rise in police brutality towards blacks since the shootings of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile. Members of the Black Lives Matter movement believe that police officers are specifically targeting black men during routine traffic stops or for other reasons. Heather MacDonald compiled a list...
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Should Death Penalty Be Abolished?
Abolishing the Death Penalty The death penalty, ever since it was established, has created a huge controversy all throughout the world. The death penalty has been around since the beginning of time as a means of punishing criminals, however, until the last century it was questioned whether or not it is an ethical practice....
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Physician-Assisted Suicide Should Be Legalized in All Fifty States of America
Physician-assisted Suicide Every year, thousands of patients suffer in hospitals from long-term diseases and incurable cancers. It is hard to watch anyone you love live in pain, but it is even harder to let them pass. Many doctors today have agreed with the idea of physician-assisted suicide, or “a practice in which a phys...
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A Response to Suzy Khimm's Article on Second Chances for Convicted Felons
Second Chances for Convicted Felons Most people who see a homeless person do not feel any kind or sympathy nor do they donate that extra dollar. They think they will go get drugs or alcohol, I have caught myself saying this exact phrase countless times. That was before I married the love of my life who happens to be a conv...
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A Comparison between the Threats to Humankind's Survival of the Modern World and the Past: Terrorism and Human Trafficking versus Slavery and Holocaust
Survival for humankind in today's time is a lot better than it was in the past. In today's time we still have major problems such as wars and terrorism, but in the past we had years of slavery. In 1619 Africans were brought to the United States to work for rich landowners, where the were forced to work for hours in horrible...
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The Curse of Technology in Classrooms: The Teacher's Ineffective Use of Technology, Cyberbullying, and the Danger to the Mental Health of Children
In today's society technology is always around us. We have technology in train stops, schools, and even parks. Technology is very important in the way we learn and grow up. In this generation many teachers feel that using technology is helping students learn in an easier way. But in many ways that isn't the case. Technology...
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