Thou Shalt Not Steal

Topics: Theft, Robbery, Burglary Pages: 2 (460 words) Published: April 7, 2011
Thou Shalt not Steal
I was asked the question, “Gaesha what is one thing that really upsets you?” It did not take me more than two seconds to answer that question. I replied, “You know what really gets my gears grinding, my biggest pet peeve, what upsets me, and takes me to the highest level of frustration are people who are known as robbers, thieves, stealers, or burglars!” I can’t understand how a robber can invade the private homes of another person who has worked hard to earn the things they have and steal from them! I’m wondering where these low life’s consciences are. What happened to the Eighth Commandment: Thou shalt not steal? What mind frame do they have when they are about to steal?

I have heard on the news and read several times in this week alone, about all of the car robberies and house burglaries that have taken place in our local area. Just last night, it was reported that these boys broke into this man’s house, hit him in the face, tied him up, stole his keys and wallet. Because of On-Star, the police were able to track the car down and arrest the thieves. So…this man has his car back, but what about the constant fear and horrible memories that he will always have in the back of his mind, because of what those inconsiderate monkies did to him for no reason? I have heard such instances where there has even been killing involved. The thieves, however does not discriminate when it comes to their victim. They steal from all ages, races, and genders; they target mostly young women and elderly people. This fact makes me very afraid, especially considering the fact that I am a young woman and I have a grandmother who lives alone.

I remember spending summer days at my grandparent’s house when I was younger and leaving the house doors unlocked. Now days leaving anything unlocked whether it is your house door or car door is unheard of. A few months ago, at the same grandparent’s house where we could leave the doors unlocked was a break-in next...
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