Is there such a thing as “born criminal”? Are some people programmed at birth to commit crimes? To help
inform this discussion, watch the following excerpt from the 60 Minutes program, Are Kids Born Good or Evil?
View the video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QLYRDsJADgg
Then present a defense for your position that is supported by your assigned readings from this module.
Your participation and initial post in this discussion must utilize critical thinking in the following ways:
- Cite expert opinion from your text and other academic sources to support your statements. Cite expert opinion from your text and additional academic, peer-reviewed journal articles, books, and textbooks to support your responses that are not provided in or linked from the course. The CSU-Global Library is a great place to find these scholarly sources.
- Provide real-world examples to illustrate your statements.
- Ask a probing question to challenge others (and yourself!) to think more deeply about the topic.
- Conclude with a personal assessment of how your perspective on the topic impacts your current or future role in criminal justice and/or impacts juveniles in society today.