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Response to kestrel91316 (Reply #161)

Mon Jan 28, 2013, 02:59 PM

163. Hyperbole

 

There is no way to stop one on one crime

but one can stop multiple mass killings either by gun murderers or by terrorists (though there should be no distinction made between say Tim McVeigh and the CT person
Tim killed 19 kids plus adults, CT person killed 20 kids plus I think 6 others and wounded more in each case.

Cameras can stop that, and can stop any gun in the street from going inside a place people
assemble.

A house is different, because there would be no time to stop a one on one situation.

So that would be hyperbole

Cameras are there to attempt to stop what happeend on 9-11, what happened in London in their subway system, what happened from happening the same way

and if there were new laws about guns on the streets(there are not at the moment, and dealt with both legal and illegal, i.e. any gun) the mass killings could stop with cameras and other methods.

Use the actuary, insurance example of automobiles
A car has a flaw
one person dies and they pay off
ten people, they pay off
100 paid off
some undisclosed number happens, that tips the point from payoff to recall and the recall of all those model cars happens.

Eventually there reaches that limit between one and a thousand or ten thousand or whatever the number is.

If the camera saves one person, it is worth it.(or stops one thing from happening due to the perp not doing what he might have, knowing the camera was there.
Abuses can be dealt with, but its not the camera, it is an individual abusing the camera that would then be the problem

imho feel free to disagree with it.

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