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At first I was worried about Will Alsop's concerns for those poor souls, incarcerated for the so-called protection of society.

However, the more I think about it the more I'm coming around to his way of thinking (AJ 03.11.05). In fact, I have an idea. I'm going to do a bank job and earn a bit of hard cash. So what might be the problem?

The earnings in my current profession don't compare, the hours are currently longer and we certainly don't get the respect of society. This might be the way out.

As far as I can see it's a win/win situation. If I get away with it, a life of opulence awaits. If I get caught, theoretically the same will apply. Just let me know where these utopian prisons will be and I could demand a transfer. In addition, I might stand to gain the respect he so clearly shows to my future fellow guests.

But let's not get carried away, I might try to get away with it.

Darren Price, via email

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