Tag: stealing

Stealing from Children, Part III

How do they do it? Sometimes the details of crimes are left vague.  Probably the thinking is that if we provide an explanation of exactly how something was done it will be a blue print to thieves for future bad behavior.  I take the opposite view.  People who are bent on stealing already know how to do it. 

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Stealing from Children, Part II

Why do People Steal Think of an excuse, any excuse, that people might give as to why they stole.  It has probably been used. The reasons that thieves use to justify their behavior are really not instructive. In the movie The Big Chill  Jeff Goldblum’s character says: rationalizations are more important than sex. We can go for weeks

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Stealing from Children, Part I

Who Steals? When it comes to stealing, I can share some awful details and they won’t actually reveal where the crime occurred.  Why? Because the details are depressingly similar. But the similarities are not what you think they are.  We are not talking personality types.  There are two pretty consistent themes in school theft: Opportunity (which YOU provide)

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