Thursday, 21 May 2009

The evil poor

And, via the Independent Newspaper website, this award-winning policeman's blog, to get your juices flowing ...

Actually, it is pretty scary. Try reading 'A Survival Guide for Decent Folk'. One day you may be glad you did.

But via the same blog, the blog of a prison chaplain to cheer you up.

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  1. Anecdotes are fine but statistics should carry more weight - from 2002-3 to 2006-7 the total recorded number of crimes decreased by 1 million, or nearly 17% if you prefer. I think there is a lot to be gained by a church saying things are getting worse if we are paying less attention to it. Don't you?

  2. Donald, did anyone say, "things are getting worse"?

    That certainly wasn't the point of my posting this link.

    The point of the link is that it is an insight into a sector of society with which most of us, thankfully, have little to do. It is also a challenge to our easy 'moralism'.

  3. John, have you seen this about Night Jack?

    I know you have strong feelings about online anonymity