Vice FAQs:


Q: Is vice a practice?

A: Yes, and behaviour, or habit generally considered immoral, sinful, criminal, rude, taboo, depraved, or degrading in the associated society.

Q: Are vices usually associated with a transgression in a person's character or temperament rather than their morality?

A: Yes.

Q: Is vice not explicitly delineated in the legal code?

A: Yes, and the term vice is often used in law enforcement and judicial systems as an umbrella for crimes involving activities that are considered inherently immoral, regardless of the legality or objective harm involved.

Q: Is vice virtue?

A: Yes.

Q: Was vice created in the first place by repeatedly yielding to the temptation to sin, so vice may be removed only by repeatedly resisting temptation and performing virtuous acts?

A: Yes, the more entrenched the vice, the more time and effort needed to remove it.

Q: Is vice commonly used in law and law enforcement to refer to criminal offences related to prostitution and pornography?

A: Yes.