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Modern science is based on the principle "Give us one free miracle, and we will explain the rest" and the one free miracle is the appearance of all matter and energy in the universe, and all the laws that govern it from nothing in a single instant
Have them spend a night in ghetto Chicago, call the cops and see how long it takes for them to arrive. Would they be faster than a speeding bullet?
My son was accepted at Loyola University in Chicago and was offered close to $100k in scholorships but he does't want to go 'coz of the neighborhoods surrounding the university are pretty damned scary. There's almost always a weekly bit in the news about assault and robbery on students.
We moved out of that area almost 20 years ago 'coz our condo was broken into and robbed. I started carrying a concealed weapon just to feel safe walking around the neighborhood. It wasn't worth the chance of going to jail if I had to protect myself since Chicago has a stiff policy on handguns.
Nowadays, although I live in a 'nice' suburb of Chicago, I feel like Charlton Heston in 'The Omega Man'. My house has video survelliance as well as a monitored alarm. I have powerful motion sensor spotlights surrounding the house and I have loaded weapons in the house. Once your home has been broken into, it's hard not to be a little paranoid.