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Old 12-22-2007, 07:12 PM
 
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This argument is ridiculous when you compare the populations of U.S. and Scotland. All these figures are relative to population. The U.S has an overwhelmingly more amount of people, naturally making its overall numbers lower.

 
Old 12-22-2007, 07:30 PM
 
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For example, lets compare some crime figures bewteen the state of Missouri, which has a similar population number, and Scotland.

Scotland(2004/2005) Missouri(2006)
Robbery 3,736 7,587
Vehicle theft 15,633 25,433
Rape 1,109 1,764
(attempted rape included)
Homocide 137 368
 
Old 12-22-2007, 07:51 PM
 
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Arguments lose their validity when they are merely based on preconceived ideas.



How is that argument logical?
I was joking dude, I know Scotland can be pretty bad in terms of crime. If you've been to certain parts of Glasgow, you'll see what I mean (practically third world in places).
 
Old 12-23-2007, 04:14 PM
 
Location: Arizona
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People who have mentioned Russian Cities need to understand that Russia is not a developed nation yet. It is developing and in progress like Dubai and the country of China are.

Russia is rising in the right type of reform at the moment. With big countries like U.S, Australia, China etc.

But Moscow is not very good.
London is bad too
Chicago is the worst in my opinion.
 
Old 12-24-2007, 01:24 PM
 
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Then just compare crime per capita.

Murders (per capita) by country: http://www.nationmaster.com/graph/cri_mur_percap-crime-murders-per-capita<

We need one for cities of the world.

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This argument is ridiculous when you compare the populations of U.S. and Scotland. All these figures are relative to population. The U.S has an overwhelmingly more amount of people, naturally making its overall numbers lower.
 
Old 12-26-2007, 10:58 AM
 
Location: Earth
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Naples, Italy. The number of grisly murders and shootings there is very high.

You can even read about it here:

http://www.amazon.com/Gomorrah-Rober...8272087&sr=8-1
Very high for Italy - but safer than any American city and many UK cities
 
Old 01-02-2008, 03:21 PM
 
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Default portugal

the capital of Portugal wich is lisbon and the surrounding areas is full of public housing areas too those places could very dangerous at night.
 
Old 01-02-2008, 05:57 PM
 
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Detroit's had 47.3 murders, 2,050 burglaries, 97 arsons, 1416 assaults, and 67 rapes..all of those stats were per 100,000 people..tell me any place worse then this?
 
Old 01-06-2008, 12:47 PM
 
Location: Finland, Lahti
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Russian cities are crazy!
 
Old 01-06-2008, 01:11 PM
 
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Detroit's had 47.3 murders, 2,050 burglaries, 97 arsons, 1416 assaults, and 67 rapes..all of those stats were per 100,000 people..tell me any place worse then this?
hard to be worse than that. at least a place that "finished the job" wouldn't leave someone .3 of the way murdered.

is it better to be .3 of the way murdered, or .7 of the way alive? maybe there IS something redeeming in there...
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