Choosing Between Password Ease v’s Password Security

An icon of password security

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 Choosing Between Password Ease v’s Password Security

Why Drink-Driving Confusion Exists

A hand refusing a glass of wine

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 Why Drink-Driving Confusion Exists

Society and its Miscreants

A set of handcuffs

There have always been individuals who break the law. As a society we have struggled with these people in terms of deciding how best to deal with them. Should they be punished, or should we seek to rehabilitate them? How tough should our response to their misbehaviour be? The starting point in understanding society’s relationship … Continue reading Society and its Miscreants

Shoplifting – It’s for the Good of Society.

No shoplifting sign

The retail sector not only drives the economy by encouraging consumer spending but it also has a second, less transparent function, one that also serves to help uphold society. Retailers finance the drug and alcohol habits of thousands of people in this country. Shoplifters steal high value products which they then sell on the black … Continue reading Shoplifting – It’s for the Good of Society.