William Flynn Wallace
foozler83 at gmail.com
Sat Apr 18 13:20:14 UTC 2020
Should the burglar escape wounded - or should some burglars escape while
others in the same burglary die - then the escapees may sue.
I have seen cases where a burglar was shot in the back running away from
the house and the homeowner got off. I have also seen police officers get
off after shooting a guy in the back. Juries think that criminals deserve
to be punished. That's the way it is here in the Deep South. bill w
On Sat, Apr 18, 2020 at 1:22 AM Rafal Smigrodzki via extropy-chat <
extropy-chat at lists.extropy.org> wrote:
> On Fri, Apr 17, 2020 at 2:06 PM Adrian Tymes via extropy-chat <
> extropy-chat at lists.extropy.org> wrote:
>> Their [burglars] perceived choices:
>> * Burgle but don't destroy, get caught, and die.
> ### Yes, that's how it goes down in Smigtown.
>> * Don't burgle, starve, and die. (This is almost always a false
>> perception - there are many other ways to not starve - but it is what they
> ### Nah, it's mostly about getting money for drugs, not food. In
> Smigtown all drugs you can imagine can be had at free market prices. So
> don't burgle, mow a lawn, peace out.
>> * Burgle and be as destructive as possible, leaving no witnesses
>> mechanical or living, and don't die.
> ### Now, that's technically difficult in Smigtown, with all those private,
> corporate, municipal, state, federal and international cameras pointing
> every which way.
>> You have that option today, if you are bloody minded enough. Just make
>> sure to kill them all, and that all surviving witnesses will agree there
>> was the perception of a threat that merited deadly force in response.
>> Should the burglar escape wounded - or should some burglars escape while
>> others in the same burglary die - then the escapees may sue.
>> ### A problem-solving option that is too costly, difficult and dangerous
> is not really an option, even if theoretically possible.
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