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Do you think poverty is the mother of crime?

Tags: environment, religion & spirituality, law & legal
Asked by soumyen sarkar, 06 Feb 09:24 pm
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Not mother, poverty is \'mausi\' of crime.
Answered by Francisco, 06 Feb 10:09 pm

 
  
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I don\\\'t think you can point to any one thing and say that it is the \"mother of crime.\" Different people have different motivations for committing the same crime, and one person may commit different crimes with different motivations. Poverty is one motivation for \"crime\" in that in the face of a lack of other ways to be able to eat, most people will steal. On the other hand alcohol, drugs, passionate rage, and greed are all common motives. Many minor crimes are even committed by accident, for example speeding, selling alcohol to a minor, or bringing fruit across a border when it is forbidden. In these cases, people just aren\\\'t paying attention.\',

That said, I believe that your question is on a deeper level, you want to know whether poverty will always produce crime. Not that every poor person is a criminal, but whether a person\'s poverty level can be a reliable predictor of criminal activity, or whether there is a strong corre ...more
Answered by Karan, 06 Feb 09:25 pm

 
  
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Poverty can be mother of revolution but not always mother of crime ..........mother of crimes are mostly the greed , sadism ,fanaticism and perversion
Answered by PARTHA PATHAK, 06 Feb 09:33 pm

 
  
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U find crime in both poverty and riches.......only the modes are different!
Answered by Shunmugham, 07 Feb 08:16 pm

 
  
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No I dont think its that close, but yes it surely is a factor
Answered by rajnikant raiyarela, 07 Feb 07:50 pm

 
  
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No. Poverty is not at all a crime. On the contrary it is a HUGE STAIN on our (leaders, the rich, religious gurus/institutions, businessmen, entertainment industry, celebrities, educationists, media and many others in society - who pile up wealth in excess and spend lavishly for their own comforts and security) heartlessness towards our very own people.....

Millions of people who live in abject poverty and misery (all over the globe) are the victims of the CRIME AND INJUSTICE perpertrated upon them by those whom I have mentioned above..... The oppressed and exploited can never ever be termed as criminals..... It is those who oppress and exploit who are evil..... And they are the REAL mothers and fathers of ALL CRIMES AND EVILS that prevails in every part of the globe.....
Answered by Noel David, 07 Feb 10:20 am

 
  
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Poverty + self respect
Answered by alok khatore, 07 Feb 09:20 am

 
  
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It depends. It is seen that the poor are generally more honest, helping than their moneyed cousins.
Answered by laloo, 06 Feb 10:28 pm

 
  
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No.
Anyone who has criminal mentality indulges in it
Answered by Vikram, 06 Feb 10:24 pm

 
  
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Yes to good extent but crimes do happen in rich countries in USA, AUSSI, BRITAIN etc.
Answered by prabirb, 06 Feb 09:38 pm

 
  
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