moral conscience

The influence of morality on mental causes of criminality

The article is an attempt to analyze causes of criminality which result exclusively from the mentality of a person, nation, people. In particular, these include: racial affiliation, religious convictions, level of militancy, feeling of inferiority, envy. The notions of mentality and morality are characterized. The list of basic functions of morality, their content, importance, and influence on mental causes of criminality are elucidated.