RSS iconTwitter iconFacebook icon

The Trek BBS title image

The Trek BBS statistics

Threads: 145,352
Posts: 5,722,925
Members: 25,775
Currently online: 479
Newest member: linda pruitt

TrekToday headlines

Where No Garden Gnome Has Gone Before
By: T'Bonz on May 22

Scotland Yard Trekkie Fear
By: T'Bonz on May 22

Koenig Joins Captain Pike Project
By: T'Bonz on May 22

Retro Review: Ex Post Facto
By: Michelle on May 22

Smallwood: Creating The Xindi
By: T'Bonz on May 21

Greenwood Joins O.J. Simpson Series
By: T'Bonz on May 21

The USS Enterprise Building
By: T'Bonz on May 20

Wheaton Guests On Mission Log Podcast
By: T'Bonz on May 20

Pegg: Star Trek 3 Less Trek-Y
By: T'Bonz on May 20

Two Trek Book Covers Unveiled
By: T'Bonz on May 19


Welcome! The Trek BBS is the number one place to chat about Star Trek with like-minded fans. Please login to see our full range of forums as well as the ability to send and receive private messages, track your favourite topics and of course join in the discussions.

If you are a new visitor, join us for free. If you are an existing member please login below. Note: for members who joined under our old messageboard system, please login with your display name not your login name.


Go Back   The Trek BBS > Star Trek TV Series > Deep Space Nine

Deep Space Nine What We Left Behind, we will always have here.

Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old December 5 2012, 03:52 AM   #1
CoveTom
Rear Admiral
 
Location: CoveTom
Sanctuary Districts, Anyone?

http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/...scum-villages/

A case of life imitating art? I really hope this is not an example of where we're headed...
CoveTom is offline   Reply With Quote
Old December 5 2012, 12:34 PM   #2
T'Girl
Vice Admiral
 
T'Girl's Avatar
 
Location: Looking for somewhere to put my urine sample down
Re: Sanctuary Districts, Anyone?

They're not camps or ghettos, they're "gated communities."



.
T'Girl is offline   Reply With Quote
Old December 5 2012, 02:24 PM   #3
Romulan_spy
Commodore
 
Location: Terre Haute, IN. USA
Re: Sanctuary Districts, Anyone?

CoveTom wrote: View Post
http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/...scum-villages/

A case of life imitating art? I really hope this is not an example of where we're headed...
Sadly, this does look a lot like what we saw in the DS9 episode. Maybe someone should make the mayor watch the episode?
Romulan_spy is offline   Reply With Quote
Old December 5 2012, 03:02 PM   #4
lvsxy808
Rear Admiral
 
lvsxy808's Avatar
 
Location: London
Re: Sanctuary Districts, Anyone?

When I moved to SF in 2007, I basically walked around and said to people, "Yeah, I can see why the Sanctuary Districts started here." Of course, nobody had the slightest idea what I was talking about.

But the city does have an enormous homeless problem. A lot of homeless people come there from other cities purely because the weather is better and the parks are huge, so they have a better life as homeless people even if they never intend to, or assume they will never be able to, become non-homeless people.

Either way, Sanctuary Districts are really not the solution to the problem. But sad as it may be, I could definitely see it happening one day.

.
__________________
What happened between THE SOUL KEY and DESTINY? Find out in DEEP SPACE NINE SEASON 11 !

Read 11x15 "NEVER SEE IT COMING" now, or download as a pdf or ebook to read later!
lvsxy808 is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump



All times are GMT +1. The time now is 03:24 AM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.6
Copyright ©2000 - 2015, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
FireFox 2+ or Internet Explorer 7+ highly recommended.