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Burglars, poor lambs

The late Henry Vincent

They do not, writes Dalrymple,

really know what they are doing.

They merely react

to their impoverished or deprived childhoods, or to unjust economic arrangements.

If a burglar is convicted,

it is an expression of the power relations in a bourgeois society, one that protects property rights but lets inequality and homelessness flourish.

A good boy really

Essentially a decent young person

Essentially a decent young person

What Dalrymple heard one mother say to describe her 16-year-old son, just convicted for his 250th burglary.

Grievous discrimination in our courts

They have formed a cabal to keep the unintelligent in their place, deny them their rights, and discriminate against them

They have formed a cabal to keep the unintelligent in their place, deny them their rights, and discriminate against them

Despite all that has been achieved since the 1960s by wise and enlightened progressives to create the happy and just society that we inhabit today, large inequalities persist.

Instance No. 46: the legal profession

There is a deep problem with our barristers and judges. Dalrymple points out that the following groups are scandalously under-represented on the bench:

  • the innumerate
  • the subnormal
  • infants
  • members of the housebreaking community
  • the only averagely intelligent
  • the semi-literate
  • the schizophrenic
  • members of the drug-dealing community
  • the illiterate
  • the deaf
  • the unintelligent
  • members of the dangerous-driving community
  • the demented