Working the SystemThese efforts to “root out the spawns of Satan” were motivated by those who felt they possessed the moral high ground and it was their duty to make sure they were protecting the public welfare; after all, a town could not afford to have crops damaged or children slain by a Witch. With leaders of both the church and local governments insuring these accused Witches had a “fair trial,” the community at large was programmed to endorse those same jaded opinions. It’s no surprise that the majority of those accused were from the lower classes except in rare instances when one noble wanted the land of another or a group wanted a royal removed from the throne.
When you’re under the influence of crystal meth you will say and do crazy things. You will begin to ‘Believe or Have Faith in’ situations and scenarios around you, and in fact, you are believing in it so much that things and events come to pass just as you “foreseen”. People often believe that they have psychic abilities or divine foresight while using crystal meth.
In a sense, Brooklyn Heights, where Berger operated, was Manhattan first commuter suburb. Anthony Berger likely perceived that Brooklyn offered more favorable commercial and artistic opportunities than a place like Manhattan, where the competition included internationally renowned photographic heavyweights such as Brady, Gurney, Bogardus, Fredericks, Sarony, and the Anthonys. Although there was plenty of competition in Brooklyn, Berger may have felt that he stood a better chance of making a go of it there both as a professional photographer and a painter..
He was the man who made the New York Giants a Jersey team. Before Mara was president and co owner, the Giants played at Yankee stadium. In 1976, he moved them to the Meadowlands. Philippe Aries (1960) has argued that in pre industrial society, children as we know them did not exist. Instead, children were ‘little adults’ who would take on adult responsibilities as young as 7 or 8. This means that they could be tried and punished for crimes such as stealing on a similar basis to that of adults.
Coakley previouslysued the American Career Institute after the abrupt closure of five for profit schools, including one in Springfield, claiming the organization falsified information to receive money it was not entitled to. Her officesued Corinthian Colleges for allegedly misrepresenting job placement rates and pushing students to take out high interest subprime loans. Coakley reached a $425,000 settlement with Sullivan Cogliano Training Centers in Brockton over claims that the school made misleading statements about its medical field training programs..