If a protestor throws a petrol bomb at a line of police officers, why don’t they shoot him? Would that be considered as an over-reaction? Too harsh perhaps? And yet the protestor knows what he’s doing. His intention is to cause harm and injury, if not to kill. Why should the police be expected to … Continue reading Public Policing – A Lesson in Restraint
How long will it be before we consider murderers as being ill rather than being criminal? How long will it be before we medically treat murderers rather than seeking to punish them? Society’s slippery slope of progressive liberalism that seeks to foster a more tolerant, charitable, humanitarian understanding will, one day, deem that all murderous … Continue reading Murder is Mental?
Everything we do seems to require a password. They are the gateway to the on-line world. And yet, given that they are also the access point for bank accounts, personal details and private correspondence, we probably don’t treat passwords with the seriousness we should. Most people’s choice of password is governed by the ease with … Continue reading Password Ease v’s Password Security
In Britain, the law says that I can have 0.8 mg/ml of alcohol in my blood and it is still legal to drive a vehicle. Other countries have similar rules. Most (including France, Germany, Spain, Greece, Denmark) opt for 0.5mg/ml. Others have a lower rate – in Poland and Sweden it is 0.2mg/ml So, it’s … Continue reading Drink-Driving Confusion
If you know the rules of society and you deliberately break those rules, then you release society from all its obligations to you. You can have no complaints when you reap the backlash from your misdemeanours. If somebody commits a crime against me or my family which causes harm or disadvantage to us then I … Continue reading Vigilantes Required