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Why Do People Join Gangs?

Why Do People Join Gangs?
There are several reasons why people join gangs, including very young kids. The following are just some of them. To Feel Accepted One of the most common reasons why this happens is that it gives the person a sense of acceptance. It gives the individual a sense of family or identity. The leader of the group is looked upon as a leader or patriarchal figure. The other members are seen as family members. This is not to say that only those from broken families join these groups. Unfortunately, some families are together only in name. If the person sees his / her parents fighting they may get the urge to look for another “family”. To Make Money Another possible reason why people join gangs are financial needs. An unemployed individual desperate for money may join a group involved in illegal...

Why Do People Lie?

Why Do People Lie?
Also known as prevarication, lying refers to the act of deceiving other people by providing untruthful stories and statements. Lies are classified into 15 categories, which include dissembling, perjury, bluffing, fabrication as well as exaggeration. There are various reasons why do people lie. To know the reasons, it is important to explore the psychology of lying, which is very essential to learn the etiology and effects of prevarication. Common Reasons Why do people lie? Many psychologists agree that lying can start from childhood. There are various reasons why children make false statements. They usually tell untruthful stories to cover up the mistakes that they have done in the past. Lying is also a way to avoid receiving punishments from parents. If parents fail to reprimand their children...

Why Do People Bully?

Why Do People Bully?
Although some look at it as just part of a child’s growing up experience, it’s still important to know why people bully. This knowledge can help you or someone you know, react when in this kind of situation. To Show They Are in Charge One of the most obvious reasons kids bully in school is to show the class, who’s the boss. By pushing the other kids around, that person feels superior. The fact that the other kids will be afraid adds to this feeling of power. It won’t make them popular, but it gives them a reputation of being tough. For some, having a reputation in school as being mean or notorious is something they crave for. As more kids cower, the feeling of superiority increases. The same applies to adults who like to assert their power. Bullying is a tactic, employed to intimidate...

Reasons Why Children Join Gangs

Reasons Why Children Join Gangs
To keep youths way from trouble, it’s important to know why children join gangs in the first place. Unless you know the facts, preventing it from happening can be very difficult. Protection Some kids join these groups because it gives them shelter and protection. If they are living in a place where violence is a daily occurrence, they’ll think that joining these groups will be the solution. The threat can also come from other groups. Often, youths may feel they can’t just stand aside and be neutral. Because they’re afraid that they might be victimized, they choose to take sides. Unfortunately this often leads to more trouble instead. Trying to Fit in Another reason why children join gangs is to be cool with their friends. What happens is that they have a friend who is part of the group....

Why is Volunteering Important?

Why is Volunteering Important?
There are many answers to the question, why volunteering is important. Even though it’s not something you will get paid for, the benefits are actually greater than the money itself. To Improve Community Life One good reason why volunteering is important is that it goes a long way towards creating a healthy community. Kids who agree to take part in tidying up their classrooms and surrounding areas, promote cleanliness. This in turn helps the community to find motivation to combat pollution and trash. It encourages more people to take an active part in cleaning up. In the end, everyone benefits from it. Of course, this isn’t just limited to cleaning the environment. Those who willingly take part in tree planting, animal caring and so on also contribute to the betterment of society. To...