Why Are There So Many Murders in Chicago?

Discussion in 'General' started by mo matik, Feb 5, 2013.

  1. mo matik

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    I really liked this piece because it's concise and it doesn't simply focus on any one factor. I can see it starting a great discussion here. The post links to a lot of other articles so check out the main page as well if you're interested.
     
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  2. mo matik

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    failed thread bump.
     
  3. mobilepet

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    Probably because there's a lot thugs in Chicago ?
     
  4. 25thhour

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    Some good points listed. A cycle because no one gives a **** about truly making things better and when they do try they implement inhumane policies and procedures that only fuel the fire. Truly sad man.
     
  5. djyoung08

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    Ask da murderers
     
  6. a blinkin

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    Good read I suppose.

    I didn't see education listed. I haven't done any reading on that particular topic, so this is merely speculation from what I've seen, but it just seems as if a lot of people in inner city Chicago don't place a significant value on human life as they should; their own or others. You hear about these 11 deaths in 10 days and think "why"? Do these people committing these murders not realize there are ramifications for their actions? Not just the fact that they'll likely be sent away for the remainder of their lives, but also that senselessly murdering someone can cause immense grief on their families?

    I don't know, I guess I'm rambling. But in my opinion, if more people were given a better education, they would be more likely to have greater ambitions; actually wanting to achieve and accomplish things in life, rather than simply living day to day with the "**** it" mentality.
     
  7. checks mcgee

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    Idk man :smh:


    Still love my city tho
     
  8. ninjahood

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    Chicago better shape up or they're gonna be da next Detroit.

    Once depopulation takes grasp its hard to reverse.
     
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  9. gottabeem21

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    i believe it is due to a fundamental problem with the way american children are raised. not white or black or latino children, but the entire country.
     
  10. mo matik

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    That may be true, but there is a disproportionate amount of murders in Chicago compared to other major US cities with bigger populations. So there must be factors influencing urban Chicago on a relatively local level.
     
  11. victor page

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  12. 6 Rings G.O.A.T.

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    Going to read later..

    *reading list*
     
  13. Fong$tarr

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    How is just the general city area? I was going to travel there soon and just wanted to cover my bases in not getting into something I don't want to.
     
  14. ohmygosher

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    They should just quarantine the city and start a hunger games.
     
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  15. tommyicerocking

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    but Chicago murders were much higher in the 80/90's 
     
  16. rook

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    its the mindset over there man.
     
  17. ScroogeMcBuckz

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    When they tore down the projects the gang members from those buildings got relocated to other gangs neighborhoods. The city knew they weren't gonna move in hold hands and sing kumbaya. DC was having this problem a few years back with gentrification, city folks relocated to pg country and the crime rate shot up.
     
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    I don't wanna get caught in traffic
     
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  19. ohmygosher

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    ^

    **** bangs. :smokin
     
  20. i lax bro

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    you're good in most parts of the city, its pretty easy to tell when you are going toward the wrong area. US cellular and IIT are where it starts to get rough as you keep going south.