Crime In Brazil Essay

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Crime itself poses as a significant threat to our way of life. In some areas, it does affect everyday life. In Brazil specifically, crime is at an all time high. Each and every day, someone is murdered in cold blood. That is a very difficult thing to grasp. Someone will never see this world again because someone took their life. Crime is not just linked with murder, but it involves rape, theft, or any offense that would be considered breaking the law of the area. Crime also has many affects on the economy and community of an area in a very negative way. How can this be fixed? The answer to how Brazil can be saved can be with the youth or just protecting the existing laws and making the laws better with an improved law enforcement agency and…show more content…
Not only does every developed country have a respected education system, but they also have better ways of handling crime because of the education they possess. According to Mathews of The Washington Post, “poor education makes finding non-criminal employment more difficult, crime and poor education both cluster around low-income, high-poverty neighborhoods”.(para. 1) This part of the article helps determine a fair reasoning from a pathos point of view. It is from a pathos point of view because it is trying to connect the general public with the educational problem in the youth of the country. If education can increase the amount of opportunities for the youth, it can decrease the amount of the youth deciding to go with the more violent lifestyle. This doesn’t mean they will choose the right path, but it can help guide…show more content…
According to Wei from “Issues in Brazil”, “Brazil has a high rate of lethal violence*, with homicide rates at more than 21.02 per 100,000 inhabitants as of 2010(UNODC, 2010)” (para. 1) This would be a great source for a ethos point of view because of the statistics proven in a report on the murders in Brazil are by the United Nations. The United Nations is a well known council of many countries in the world and is done on a worldwide graph. It also compares Brazil’s high number of homicides to other countries so it gives a more worldwide comparison on how bad Brazil actually
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