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originally posted by: muse7
What is a crime?
originally posted by: Baddogma
I became a criminal through discovering certain banned substances made me feel "normal" (not even high, mind you... just functional- though it did expand to varied sampling and determined experimentation).
Now I'm on a daily, legal, more expensive analog of the very same substance that normalized me, though with a felony record... but at least I feel "normal" ... or as normal as weirdos feel, anyway.
Everyone breaks some law, these days, and are thus "criminal" ... exactly because the laws are so massive and unknowable, and precisely that way to give the power structure.. .wait for it... power.
As far as theft (in most cases), corruption and violence of any sort but self defense... I find that detestable.
It's all perspective, though, and NOTHING is simple.
originally posted by: SpecialSauce
Can someone please explain this to me? Why do people commit crime? If you don't commit crime you can have good beer, good TV, good looking women, good jobs that pay good money, a soft bed, privacy, property, technology and good food.