>Another point that V-man seems to be missing is that the way that
>Nightwatch-like conditions develop is through an escalating process.
>It's better to put a stop to it early before it snowballs.
And, of course, Nightwatch built itself up by preying on people's fear, warning
about outsiders, saying we have to watch each other all the time for disloyalty
or dangerous behavior, offering all this in the name of safety....
Plus ca change....
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