Re: some U.S. observations and notes

From: Kai Becker (
Date: Tue Dec 25 2001 - 19:41:03 MST

Am Dienstag, 25. Dezember 2001 21:35 schrieb Mike Lorrey:
> However, these numbers are all suspect, since the UK, for the last
> several decades, counts crimes differently than the rest of the world.

Well, Germany doesn't and neither do Japan, Australia, etc. So, at least
those countries should be representative. The numbers are listed in

If the right to bear arms - especially concealed guns - is so important
to have a low crime rate, why is the rate of violent crimes so much higher
in the US than in other countries? Do you have a proven explanation for
this or can we simply drop this theme, because fire arms are in no way
transhuman or extropian, but only inappropriate tools from our barbaric


== Kai M. Becker == == Bremen, Germany ==
"Any technology distinguishable from magic is insufficiently advanced"

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