Crimes committed because of financial desperation during the holiday season is not uncommon to us. We see these all over the news. Our reaction, of course, vary. For some, this is an intolerable act, and must not be sympathized. I strongly agree. A crime is a crime, regardless of what the reason is. In this case, I do not condone the Machiavellian theory,which states that “the end justifies the means“. Let us face it. Everyone is financially struggling. We have the option to work smarter or sacrifice some of our convenience in life. There is always the good way to provide. And to let other people suffer, by robbing or burglarizing them, is very inhuman way to celebrate the holiday season. I abhor people of criminal minds.