But he went ahead and did it anyway. After all, it was only a piece of candy. What’s the difference? Who would miss one piece of candy?
At the office, he started with a paper clip. Then a stapler. Then a ream of paper. The supply closet was full. What’s the difference?
He was just shifting gears in the car he had stolen when he saw the flashing lights in his rear view mirror.
A car, a paper clip, a piece of candy. What’s the difference? he thought, as the officer cuffed him.
But he knew better.