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environment
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Crime and Punishment
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  • Of course, people do get carried away and make mistakes, but one must have indulgence; those mistakes are merely evidence of enthusiasm for the cause and of abnormal external environment.
  • Everything with them is ’the influence of environment,’ and nothing else.

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  • No, brother, you are wrong, environment accounts for a great deal in crime; I can assure you of that.
  • Oh, I know it does, but just tell me: a man of forty violates a child of ten; was it environment drove him to it?
  • All these questions about crime, environment, children, recall to my mind an article of yours which interested me at the time.
  • But not because of the influence of environment?
  • "Well, strictly speaking, it did," Porfiry observed with noteworthy gravity; "a crime of that nature may be very well ascribed to the influence of environment."
  • It all depends on the environment.
  • It’s all the environment and man himself is nothing.
  • Of course, in the future society there will be no need of assets, but her part will have another significance, rational and in harmony with her environment.

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as in: chemical damages the environment Define
the natural world (air, water, land, life) -- often used in reference to the impact of human technology
as in: conditions in that environment Define
surrounding conditions (such as:)
  • conditions in a geographic area
  • conditions that affect a particular activity -- such as business, learning, or raising children
  • conditions that create a certain mood -- such as one of romance or competition
  • conditions that impact a particular computer system, subsystem, or program

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