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Many have the misconception people
only steal because they are poor.  

For some the thrill of being caught, which causes the brain to flood the
blood stream with fight or flight chemicals, is addictive.

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I have an older brother who learned to steal by way of hunger. By the time he was in his 20s he begin a career dealing crooked
cards for the Mafia in Las Vegas. The thrill of staying one step ahead of the law, always living on the edge of being exposed
became his addiction. What began as survival lead this charismatic personality type, now in his 80s, with no other employment
skills except running scams on unsuspecting people.

Having spent many hours watching people play slot machines, it seems highly likely that slot machines/cell phones/vidio games
and WIFI  all create an electro magnetic field which excite the brain into releasing pleasure causing chemicals into the blood
stream much the way drugs or other emotional exciters do.

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