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Originally posted by six
You know, when I was growing up I had the long hair and listen to heavy metal (well... still do) part of that crowd. I think it is just a phase
Originally posted by deltaboy
reply to post by thetruth777
Self esteem, feeling of belonging. I'm sure you see it in middle school and high school where students are trying to be somebody. Trying to find an identity.
Identity versus role confusion.
Originally posted by thisguyrighthere
reply to post by buddhasystem
They want to join gangs for the same reason anybody joins anything. To feel a sense of validation and connection with a cause greater than yourself or because they think they'll get some money, street-cred and women.
Originally posted by Incarnated
In the 50s my father was part of a gang.
In the 60s my brother was part of a movement.
In the 70s my friends were part of something
In the 80s my friends were part of a crew.
In the 90s I had no friends. LOL
The more that changes the more things stay the same.