Tosefta #34 - is that the true you? - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • dana
    • 04.05.07 | 21:04 (IDT)

    oh, oh - I'm suddenly not sure about anything... Not that I disagree with the sentiment. Compared to a typical US prison, security in gaza is doing remarkably well. Most high security prisons are overun by ethnic gangs, with rather precarious personal security for inmates - mmuch less any outsider (if there were any), even as the guards keep a safe distance away. I wish someone did do a study comparing the social, psychlogical and political dynamics in gaza to that prevailing in a high security prison. Am sure the similarities would be striking - all the more so in light of the vastly different circumstances (e.g., most gazans were not actually criminals before they were interned). PS lightbulb/edison discussions were interesting in yesterday's dichter topic (I think that's where it was). I put a (much needed) clarification comment at the tail end of that - too bad I couldn't join you guys (busy days are here again...)

    from the article: Ignoring the chaos
    First published 00:00 04.05.07 | Last updated 00:00 04.05.07
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