Mandatory Sentences

Human beings are basically creatures of conditioned reflex. Sometimes the conditioning takes place on a complicated level. Sometimes it’s simple. Behavioral scientists offer numerous examples of how reinforcement works. It’s perhaps immediate or potential and can be either positive or negative. Conditioning is what all learning relies upon at its most basic level. The effects […]

Crime and Punishment

  Crime and Punishment Most of our time in modern society is taken up by attempting to establish rules of behavior and consequences for breaking those rules. Everyday we read, hear or see images of how a misinterpretation, a change in perspective or an outright violation of our desire for fairness focuses our attention and […]