Re: Weasels vs. transparancy / traffic cameras

From: Michael S. Lorrey (
Date: Sun May 21 2000 - 10:44:15 MDT wrote:
> in LA there's a segment of the population who like to "get away with
> it".
> Some even think they can outrun a metrolink subway train in a normal car.
> Each year in our fair city several people are killed weaseling across the
> tracks in front of unstoppable tonnage .. why? ...because they think THEY
> will get away with it. The cars are barely recognizable as scrap metal. Whole
> cars of people die. But it happens over and over. I guess in a way - they get
> away with it.. they don;t get "caught" exactly... I mean, how can you give a
> ticket to a dead person?
> traffic cams
> will stop people running red lights
> only out of fear of being caught
> only if they are at ALL intersections. All.
> When surveillaence is everywhere what will we do to feel like we are getting
> away with something?

suicide. Suicide does increase in societies with greater levels of
surveillance and repression.

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