How to reduce crimes not committed under the influence of alcohol
Human beings are remarkable things: when they want to do something, no amount of tyranny, even that of jail, can stop them.
It's like the old Soviet-style joke: they pretend to regulate us and we pretend to be regulated.
"Give me again my hollow tree
A crust of bread, and liberty!"
-- Alexander Pope
"Better shun the bait than struggle in the snare." -- John Dryden
"One can have no smaller or greater mastery than mastery of oneself."
-- Leonardo da Vinci