Re: Have an extra upvote for…
"a kitten dies"
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As a victim, there are situations where only 5% of the complaints lead to a conviction. Before the conviction there is the presumption of innocence and after that the right to be forgotten. Meanwhile you're fair game to anything the defense lawyer can say, insinuate or complain about you.
In series they always refer to the arrest database rather than to condemnation data. It's always weird to see someone described by his arrest record. I know that freedom of speech doesn't apply to me and can get me arrested the moment I enter the US.
Now in some cases the complaints record could be significant (bill Cosby) where arrests and condemnations are blank.
It was standard. Here people fighting in or for a foreign country lost their nationality. It's not allowed anymore on an international level, so we keep sponsoring fighting now. And as long as our next neighbor has not his huge armies massed at the border waiting for an excuse, it's not really a problem anymore.
One of the first great computers is the chess playing mechanical turk. Smoke and mirrors, but at the same time more real than Babbage (collectible) industrial garbage.
This kind of books is a modern form of religious litterature, with creational myths and his pantheon of deities-saints to be explained and quoted to the believers.