Last week freedom of the press issues were in the forefront of the news ? the most obvious situation being the confrontation between extremists on both sides over the publication of cartoons depicting the prophet Muhammed. All I'll say about that is everyone knows most newspapers and magazines in Europe and western countries have the right to print whatever they want. However, respect and good judgment should also play a part. Fanning the flames of this us-versus-them scenario is no more right or justified than gangs of Muslims setting fire to Danish embassies and flags.
When you put out your garbage, do you believe it to be private? For most of us, in a criminal sense, it doesn’t really matter if the local constabulary decides to snap on the Latex gloves for a rummage around in our trash because all they’re going to find is . . . garbage, right?