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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...

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 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...

Why Mexican Immigrants Came to America?

Why Mexican Immigrants Came to America?
“Give me your tired, your poor, your huddled masses yearning to breathe free, the wretched refuse of your teeming shores…” These sympathetic words incribed on a bronze plaque in the interior of the pedestal of the statue of Liberty seem to escape from the silent lips of Lady Liberty herself and whispered into the ears of waves of immigrants from the Old World as they sailed past her upon their arrival at New York Harbor. Historically, America is a nation that was built by immigrants from Europe, Asia, Africa and Latin American countries. Immigrants came to escape religious persecution or famine in their own countries or to look for better opportunities hoping to make some money to send back home to their families. And, quite a number came for adventure. The predominantly Roman Catholic...