Alcohol consumption is one of the puzzling issues that are highly debated over many nations. Though alcohol has been recommended for use, some alcohol production process are deemed as unsound and prohibited by the authorities for the public consumption. Alcohol consumption is as old as mankind. However, it has been faced with numerous obstacles in many societies. The legalization of the industrially manufactured alcohol and its consumption in the general world view is allowed for the maintenance of health economy of a country through the illegal taxations.
Besides alcohol being legalized for income generation goals of the nation, many people have thirsty for alcohol consumption as refreshment beverage. Alcohol as refreshing beverage has been used variously by many people. More than being a refreshment beverage, distressed and desperate persons have misused alcohol as way of stealing them from the realities of their lives. The effect of alcohol use has been demonstrated and evident impact for all sort persons indiscriminative of their ranks.
The abusers of this product are made not only to lose their memory function, but it has profound impacts on their integrity, respect and honor in the society. Maintaining of reputable personal character begins with the consumption rightful quantity of alcohol of which it is rarely obsrved. The addictive nature of the product has always made most destruction on self-control and honor, hence people who were once innocent transforms to be aggressive and violent.
Violence is not some that has been born overnight. Since many past centuries, violence has been in existence among men and women. Fighting among men and women were some of the common acts of law break among then society. Fighting and other unlawful acts were very rarely case which were dealt with in the courts as this were merely serious. Though they sometime to some extent of court intervention, they only used to happen once in a blue moon.
The consumption of the minding blinding product was restricted for use only to those mature people and perhaps this reduced the numbers of violent acts within the society. The indiscriminative drinking of alcohol of men, women, as well as youths has highly being a challenge to the police. Alcohol consumption has therefore been associated with violence incidents on various scenarios such as at home places, public bars and other scenes such as theft, fighting and sexual assaults and threatening along the pathway and streets.
Psychologists have tried to deal with the issues of abusive use of alcohol consumption by the public, to mitigate healthy living together with alleviating and bringing behavior changes among the society. According to them and other many noble counselors believes that alcohol intoxication is highly detrimental of the character of both individuals and the community as whole. These claims are evidently backed through data analysis of the crime incidents reported with increase in the number drunkard and alcohol abusers.
The main problem of alcohol intoxication is that this lowers the reasoning ability of the individual making them comparable to lunatics. Acting out of there consciences, they find themselves inflicting offensive acts like rape, murder and other related criminal offences. Through the disillusionment and frustration state, they are driven by the toxic substance of mind to prove their physical strength of masculinity and sexual prowess to committing unlawful acts that are hurting and destroying of their own reputation and physical glamour.
Being overt that alcohol consumption has paramount impacts on the behavior of individuals, out of control drinking behaviors should be highly discouraged among the society. Dealing with the abuse of alcohol among all classes of persons not only helps in limiting the stresses of the individuals but it’s a great relieve put to the families and the whole community including those in authorities.
Felson, R. (2007), “The Impact of Alcohol on Different Types of Violent Incidents criminal” Justice and Behavior, vol. 34, 1057-1068