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Old Jul 20, 2010, 10:42 AM   #11
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Interesting series, did the local cops get involved?
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Old Jul 21, 2010, 10:28 AM   #12
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waoldrifleman,

This is one of the real faces of violence, not the entertainment violence coming out from the dream machine

I told them repetedly to stop since people in that condition can be suffocated by their own throw ups. I shouted to them, shouted and shouted and one of my dogs barked and barked.

I told them I was taking pictures and threatened to publish in the local newspaper. I like to think that I contributed to making them stop. That was the important thing. The photos were "warning shots"

The situation brings up a dilemma. Act or watch/register.
I did what I could to stop it

This is a basically very non violent society up here. When it was all over I saw a private security car and later on a police car. Got to watch out for those private security firms. There are now 2000 of them overseas, without any real control whatsoever

"People are people's joy" it is said in the old Icelandic "Havamál" (words of the high one; Oden) In a post neo liberal society people will take care of each other again; trust will be the basis. No need for private security firms and vigilantes

Hope you did't find this reasoning too tiring. Thank you

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Old Jul 21, 2010, 10:33 AM   #13
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Sad to see.
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Yes, especially since there's not much one can do about it. I tried in my own way. I have some idea of the psychology behind it, it's quite clear.

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Torgny, please do not take anything I said in my first post as a joke or indictment of you or your society, it was not meant to be that. I could tell that you tried to stop them, I was just wondering if they got arrested (over here it may or may not occur). Interesting about the private security companies, in the US, most security groups can really only call and report to the local police.
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Old Jul 21, 2010, 2:24 PM   #15
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waoldrifleman,

Oh, no.. I'm happy you responded the way you did. Thank you. What worries me is really the out of control use of approximately 2000 security firms in the US.

Unfortunately too many of them are not controlled at all. There are more than a million people working with security issues, with secret logins etc

The citicens are mostly not aware of this. The rest of the world seems to know more about what's going on

Sad thing. It all began after WWII

Since we are not allowed(!) to discuss such matters and this reply may border to .... I'd really be happy to discuss it with you in private

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Interesting set of pictures, glad they weren't self portraits.
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Interesting set of pictures, glad they weren't self portraits.

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You're too kind . Suppose I had a fraction happier childhood. There is a dialogue somewhere

- "Shall I take care of my brother?"

- "Yes"

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