Normally punishments fit the crime more than the criminal. Countries have big long lists of minimum and maximum sentances for particular crimes. Within this there is a little leaway dependent upon the state of mind of the criminal, repeat offences and what their motivation was.
During the 1990’s many saw the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation as an alliance without a purpose, it was deprived of its enemy with the fall of the USSR and the Warsaw pact. The organisation thought it might have found its purpose with out of area operations such as rebuilding Afghanistan. Howev
Plenty of kids these days are dating when they are in elementary school. Some call that young love and argue that the person they are with are right for them but some say that they are too young to be dating and they aren't physically or emotionally ready. Some families don't allow dating at all bec
The Obama administration appears to have decided to stop using the name Global War on Terror (GWOT) and replace it with Overseas Contingency Operation (OCO) does this make any difference on the ground?
A committee in the US senate has approved a cybersecurity bill that would give the US President the authority to shut down parts of the internet during a cyber attack. However the internet is an international place and is normally decentralised. Trying to centralise cybersecurity may not be helpful.
An ongoing debate in the field of linguistics is whether language is controlled by thought, or thought by language. Edward Sapir and Benjamin Whorf proposed a hypothesis claiming that a person's native language will control their thoughts and that if a concept is not expressed in one's native langua