The quote "If you copy from one author, it's plagiarism. If you copy from two, it's research." has been attributed to playwright, raconteur and entrepreneur Wilson Mizner. The exact wording to which you allude has been widely attributed to comedian Steven Wright. Did he plagiarize Mizner? Probably not; too long a phrase. Remenber, Steve; " Bought a dog. Named him 'Stay' "
Plagiarism is stealing. My reaction is that you are a thief and should be punished if you steal something.
If you steal someone's story for aboriginal art that is plagiarism which is an offense.
Yes. To plagiarize is to "to steal and pass off (the ideas or words of another) as one's own". Whether you stole from Wikipedia, a book at the library, a newspaper, or Answers.com, it is still plagiarism if you copy someone else's work without giving them credit.
He went to italy to steal ideas
"No, it is not actually possible to steal a person's life force. Such ideas are popular in fiction novels, such as vampire novels, and other superhuman-related topics."
If it is copyrighted, yes. Yes, I believe it's called plagiarism.
YESAnswer:It's for sure that it's BAD. I can say you why, because it's morally wrong to steal another's possessions; an author's original words and ideas are possessions for which the author is entitled to receive value and/or credit when they are used by another.