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Last Updated: 07/12/2006Bastille Day
As we come up to Bastille Day on the 14 July, I wonder if the world now is any less violent than it seemed to be on the day that the masses appear to say no more oppression, no more poverty.
This week seems to have been more violent than most. The Paris mob seemingly had at least a clear objective in freeing their countrymen of oppression and cruelty, even though, according to some commentators, there were only a handful of prisoners in the Bastille guarded by a few superannuated soldiers with little motivation to defend the state from its would be destroyers.
There is no let up in