“Someday, the capitalist system will disappear in the United States, because no social class system has even eternal. One day, class societies will disappear” - Fidel Castro. Peter Singers’ “A Solution To World Poverty” is viewed as a drastic way to end world poverty. Barbara Lazear Aschers “On Compassion” makes the reader understand that it is okay to help the lower class. Singer and Ascher have contrasting viewpoints on social class, particularly on donating money and the willingness to save a lower class citizen.
Imagine the numbers are as one percent of the convicted are wrongfully convicted that is still a significant amount of people serving prison sentences for nothing. The recidivism in many cases are so strong and that idea once a criminal always a criminal gets set in. In the event a person who truly is not a criminal gets sentenced to prison and learns to be a criminal while in prison. Are all of their crimes exonerated when they are freed from the original conviction or are they a slave to the situation they were placed in due to the courts wrongdoing? There is an unlimited amount of questions that can come from the wrongful convictions.
My reflection after reading Chapter 12 is that I form the idea that when people in a society are not educated it increases the risks of crime. Crime is defined as any act that is against the law. The Court system is responsible for deciding which crimes should be considered worth punishing for. As we look at the two different types of crimes such as mala in se and mala prohibita. Mala in se is considered to be “inherently evil” meaning such as robbery, murder, rape, etc that people in society have decided that should be banned due to its evil inhuman nature.
Reverend Arthur Dimmesdale had an affair with Hester Prynne and Hester is the one being shamed for it. Being considered a god and being looked up to didn't help much either, being praised was a constant reminder of how imperfect he was and how cowardly he became because of his guilt. In conclusion, symbolism was greatly used in The Scarlet Letter to show how guilt can destroy someone. Dimmesdale has shown us that guilt can be more destructive than punishment imposed on others and that deception and secrecy can be destructive. Society has cause guilt to destroy a human by what they think
Both stories present villains differently, where society is directly criticizing Meursault’s beliefs and actions in The Stranger while Meursault is indirectly hurting Harun in The Meursault Investigation. However, both text function similarly by triggering the protagonists emotions, creating a sympathy towards them. In The Stranger, Meursault is perceived by society as being inhuman with no place in their society but through Meursault 's perspective, society
Hester is scarred with her sin and the punishment from the Puritans. Hawthorne portrays Hester's perspective: "Hester had vainly imagined that she herself might be destined prophetess, but had long since recognized the impossibility that any mission of divine and mysterious truth should be confided to a woman stained with sin, bowed down with shame, or even burdened with a life-long sorrow" (274). The transformation of Hester being degraded to the Puritans respecting her actions is a confusing concept. It creates uncertainty of the character and the overall message of the
A car wreck is terrifying. The crash is sudden,abrupt, and powerful, leaving a person helpless to the car’s force, with little to no time to react. If someone has been in a car wreck, they will be more empathetic to other victims, and may even be led to help others that have been in the same situation. The persons may even take the experience a step further and try their hardest to prevent another incident. Empathy is the link from person to person, offering more feeling towards another predicament than any other emotion.
In Great Expectations, Miss Havisham, Magwitch, and Orlick use revenge as motivation, but they only cause harm to themselves and others in the end. Their lives are consumed by it, and yet none of them achieve what they want. It is discernible to the reader that revenge is not a viable source of motivation and can only lead to a negative outcome. The vengeance Miss Havisham enacts on Pip and Estella is not justified and only harms her and them in the end. That is not without her redemption, as she regrets her actions in the end and only meant to protect Estella in the beginning.
Taking the above-mentioned information into thought, it is possible to draw a conclusion that crime itself that accompanies us everywhere in our everyday lives is one of the main issues, which haunt today’s society. In this case, white-collar crime and street crime are both very serious offences against the individuals and the community all together. On a daily basis, people hear of various rapes, robberies and murders. These particular crimes are called street ones. However, when we are talking about white-collar crime, it is possible to mention about fraud, corruption, embezzlement, tax evasion, and others.
CCTV seeks to reduce property crimes such as armed robbery, pick pocketing and the breaking into cars by increasing perception among potential offenders (vandals, petty thieves and armed robbers). Thus, in order for the CCTV to be fully effective, the potential offender must be aware of the presence of the camera(s) which increases perceived risk. CCTV prevents property crimes by several means such as the anticipated shaming associated with being caught in the act on camera (Gills, & Spriggs, 2005) and Nosyparker or natural surveillance which encourages other persons to visit these monitored places (Welsh, & Farrington, 2002). Also, the implementation of CCTV allows for effective deployment of security personnel to the correct location of suspicious behaviours (Welsh and Farrington, 2007) by incorporating formal surveillance in which persons are employed to monitor the CCTV (Dekker, 2015). Therefore, the implementation of CCTV in public places prevent property crimes by increasing perceived risk, since it is proposed that less crimes would be committed in areas with an abundance of potential witnesses (Welsh et al,