The general population determines deviant behavior. This sort of peer pressure is more powerful than religion or even culture. This determination of deviant behavior also depends on the individual. Deviant, by my own connotation means, the act being different from the popular belief, usually in a bad way. The following list of behavior all have to things in common I consider them deviant, however, each has special moments of acceptance in my heart: suicide, abortion, homosexuality, prostitution, drug use, and gang affiliation.
Suicide occurs throughout the world for all types of reasons. The act of taking ones own life defines suicide. How can a person get themselves into a situation where killing themselves is a better... View More »