Sin City Notes: Honour among thieves
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Dhaka, Oct. 23 -- Face it, we have achieved great success in theft. Few countries exist in the world where it has been regularized to the point of normal, social behaviour. You won't turn heads by stealing. Just about everyone can be a thief and get away with it. Not because they have law enforcement agencies that are weak but because nobody really cares who steals. When everyone steals, it's no longer a crime.
The result is a new social structure based on theft. Though all thieves are equal some are more equal than others. So even if everyone is a thief, the same status is not given to all. It's more like caste structure.
Many such names can be taken thanks to media, many of which are set up by people who are famously known for theft. ...
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