One of the points I like to make is that as the economy slows/declines/whatever, and the gap between the 'haves' and 'havenots' increases, we will see more violence and theft/piracy.
Here is a quote that sums it up.
""If they step on the small man and he don't have nothing he's going to go take from another man's hand," Lynch said."
The story is here: http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20090417/ap_on_re_la_am_ca/cb_americas_summit_poverty_1
Please take measures to educate and protect yourself and your loved ones.