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Post time 2006-4-26 15:52:54 |Display all floors
At present,there are more crimes in our daily life.So some people
think we should get tough with them,while some others have the
opposit opinion.
what do you  think about it ?

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Post time 2006-4-30 07:45:00 |Display all floors
you mean  we (maybe the office of legal) should take the tougher punishment with them

oh  that is the issue out of my mind

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Post time 2006-4-30 10:54:33 |Display all floors

Crime & Punishment

When crime increases, people often demand harsher punishments, and governments sometimes deliver.

But, of course, all research on the topic has shown that harsher punishments do absolutely nothing to decrease crime. Quite simply, people who commit crime have either convinced themselves that what they are doing is somehow "right" -- or that the won't get caught. So no amount of punishment acts as a deterrent.

The root causes of crime are the same in every society and culture:

1. Lack of economic options
2. Lack of social support for children
3. "Putting temptation in the way of people" -- eg. lax accounting standards (an example of "white collar" crime), or easily defrauded insurance systems.

So, governments and people, when seeking to combat crime, need to look to the provision of good social services, need to look to supporting society's poorest members, and need to look to increasing the rule of law for corporations and individuals.

Stopping crime, like pretty much everything else in life, is never a matter of "getting tough", but rather a matter of "getting smart".

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Post time 2006-5-10 19:56:20 |Display all floors

thank you

i konw in the u.s.a . get tongh with the crime is not a good idea.and in
our country ,the fact is the same?
our teacher give us a debate the title is More crime and less punishment

.so thank you very much!!

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Post time 2006-5-16 09:20:53 |Display all floors

punishment is not the answer

criminals are divided into many kinds ,i am sure there are people simply have no respect for human life,but there are still ones are forced to ,or lack the right education,we cannot solve problems using the same methods.

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