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The London Sunday Times reports today that schools in Dallas, Texas are
being built with metal detectors, closed cicuit video monitoring, and armed
guard patrols.

I happen to be reading Paul Virilio and I am struck by his concept of
endo-colonialism - in which governments turn to the colonization of their
"own" populations, in which a state of war exists between the government and
the population, a situation long familiar in the USA's "R&D" states of Latin

It also makes one question the effects of Oliver Stone "Born to Kill"-type
movies which incite and promote just the certain kind of behaviour that
enables the "rational" response to violent teenage crime like the Texas example.

We're going to be guarded. monitored, and searched all the days of our
incarcerated lives.



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