Comment: Inequality is by far the biggest cause of crime

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Inequality is by far the biggest cause of crime

Otherwise good people will only break their morals for purposes of money. Whether it's to survive if they are in the poor classes or it's to maintain ground if they are better off, almost every non-mental illness related crime can be boiled down to a person not having as much money as they feel they're entitled to.

This aspect of society was exacerbated by commercialism early last century because we were all 'trained' into equating our position on the social ladder with our personal wealth. This effectively made it a contest that no one could avoid to keep up with the Jones's. And the result of that was that it became virtually impossible to never compromise your principles at least some times. ...if you wanted to survive, that is.