Rather than punishment fitting the crime, they argued it should fit the individual criminal according to his or her "natural" proclivity
to deviance and resulting danger to society.
Homosexuals prefer to view their sexual proclivity
as something they are born with.
Kagan stoutly resists both the social scientist's instinct to force dissimilar situations into a similar mold and the historian's proclivity
for presuming that no two situations are genuinely comparable.
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as Vice President of Technology bringing more than 20 years of marketing, database and application development experience
Works like Pilot Butte/Pilot Light, 1974, highlight the artist's connection to nature as well as his proclivity
for artmaking as a kind of magic act.
Executives at the insurance company are not shy about their proclivity
to hire family members.
If Signorile is in any way responsible for the media's proclivity
for wallowing in garbage now, he deserves our contempt, not our admiration.
There was a proclivity
to treat these findings in an un-evenhanded manner," explains Jay Belsky, a Pennsylvania State University professor and one of the investigators who conducted the study.
As is perhaps fitting for an historian more interested with the responsible youth and his or her `adult' behavior than with youthful dependence or proclivity
to rebellion, Ben-Amos has produced a sober, scholarly but not provocative account.
But that proclivity
, notes Polsby, is counterbalanced by the trend--both nationally and in the greater Chicago area--away from ideas of "responsible gun ownership" and toward stricter gun control.
It seems likely that playing or watching [video games] does not cause normal persons to develop a seizure disorder but only unmasks a peculiar proclivity
of the brains of certain individuals," write William D.
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These deaths are catastrophic and absurd; we witness Davenport's characters subjected to the indignity of a sudden avalanche, or to a chance enc ounter with a grizzly, or to an apparent proclivity
for falling from cliffs.
Council member Cindy Miscikowski, who spearheaded the reopening of the Sunshine Canyon garbage dump in Granada Hills, has embraced the council's proclivity
to put its social agenda ahead of solving basic city problems.
Then in 1996 MacIsaac disclosed his ties to a 16-year-old boyfriend and his proclivity
toward sexual acts involving urination--revelations that led Canada's leading magazine, Maclean's, to kick the fiddler off its annual honor roll.