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poverty encourages crime.2 ruthless amibition.3 excessive drinking leads to self...

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sohail718 | Student, Grade 10

Posted November 6, 2008 at 4:18 PM via web

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poverty encourages crime.2 ruthless amibition.3 excessive drinking leads to self destrution. can you write a quotation having to do with evil

just write a quotation.thax

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alohaspirit | Middle School Teacher | (Level 2) Assistant Educator

Posted December 28, 2008 at 1:19 PM (Answer #2)

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This is a confusing post, and what does this pertain to?

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charcunning | High School Teacher | (Level 3) Assistant Educator

Posted March 7, 2009 at 3:03 PM (Answer #3)

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When people are subjected to never-ending poverty, the likelihood that they will fall victim to ruthless ambition, excessive drinking and criminalistic behaviors increases.

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litteacher8 | Middle School Teacher | (Level 1) Distinguished Educator

Posted June 26, 2011 at 2:15 PM (Answer #4)

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Poverty can be related to evil, but does not directly cause it. The environment a child grows up in influences what he turns into. You can "make" evil by surrounding a child with enough depravity. I would argue that ruthless ambition and evil are often closely associated. If a person is ambitious enough, and ruthless enough not to act with conscience, the results can be described as evil. Growing up in a depraved environment often exacerbates this ambition in people who have the tendency. This can lead to excessive drinking for self-destruction if the person does have pangs of conscience.

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