Two Images Worth Thinking About

Chinese Police Training to Kill CiviliansI noticed these two images in the San Francisco Examiner last week.

The first one is of the creepy Chinese police training to kill unarmed civilians on Segways. It would have been simple enough to construct bullet proof shields on the front of the Segways if there was any intention to use them against people with arms.

The second is of the latest competitive format for showcasing masculine prowessBoxing Chess. Five bouts of boxing interspersed with a game of chess. I don't know what the head phones are for. Seems like it would be more interesting if they had to concentrate on the chess game with a crowd of unruly boxing fans screaming, "Take his knight, you big oaf."

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