One important thing to realize about looting is that it’s usually enjoyable for those engaged in it, who exult in the momentary suspension of any rules.
Just a couple of examples from the last couple of days (language alert):
WATCH THIS: "Justice" for #GeorgeFloyd in Rochester NY when a Villa Shoes was looted. Looters stop cars in traffic to loot the store.
— Breaking911 (@Breaking911) May 31, 2020
Nike store on Michigan Ave smashed and completely looted pic.twitter.com/IRZc4FuDBO
— Ben Pope (@BenPopeCST) May 31, 2020