Boring is dangerous - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Amalia
    • 15.05.12 | 09:23 (IDT)

    Unfortunately "boring" is a big part of the reason why there is youth violence. The boring suburbs are not safe but dangerous as there are no safe activities for bored teenagers and no foot traffic on the street providing community policing of bad behavior. Israel should stop planning and building isolated and single-use bedroom communities that create alienation, isolate people and foster violence.

    from the article: When Tel Aviv streets don’t feel safe anymore
    First published 21:31 14.05.12 | Last updated 21:31 14.05.12
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