posted on Jan, 30 2007 @ 08:52 PM
Please, no need for an apology... you have every right to an opinion in opposition to my own. I'm not too sure, but at 60, would I be close to your
I don't think there ever was a time when you could feel safe to let your kids play without at least a bit of supervision.
I grew up in a small town ('54 to '68) considered safe by many. BUT, there was a pervert in the area who preyed on children, boys or girls, and who
was never caught. My parents were always on my case to be careful, not talk to strangers, etc., so I was afraid of strange men at all times (until I
was big enough to put up a fight).
I think it's safer now than ever before, because more people are aware of such predators and they are being actively hunted down by police.
I realize this thread is about government corruption, gang activities, corporate greed and, ultimately what seems like an impending 'alien invasion'
(if you will allow me that one ), but, really, aren't the people more 'savvy' now than they were in the earlier decades?
There seems to be much more attention paid to crime, whether it's civilian, military or 'what have you'.
[edit on 30/1/07 by masqua]