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> ----- Original Message -----
> From: Wade T.Smith <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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> Sent: Friday, June 01, 2001 3:10 PM
> Subject: Re: le corruption
> > On 06/01/01 09:01, Chris Taylor said this-
> > >> What I meant was, people who _do_ obey moral and ethical precepts are
> > >> often at a disadvantage in the power structure.
> > >Sorry - I think I had you back to front (so to speak).
> > And I ain't just talking about laws....
> << Couldn 't agree more on this !
> Try for example to ride from London to Manchester obeying all the rules
> of the traffic code. You would be surprised, I suppose, that you were the
> only one to do so !!
> Not only you would have spend more time on the road, what in a sense
> is in one way safier and in the other way it is not ( you fall asleep),
> petrol consumption would be less ( although that would stay in the balance
> if you don 't " jump " red lights ( start- stop etc)) and third and IMO
> most important factor, driving at the maximum speed if everybody else
> is exencive over that limit well that would be dangerous, not for you per-
> sonaly but also for the others uses of the road. They don 't execpt to
> a car driving at the maximum speed...
> ( and one of the reasons why traffic- agression occurs (everybody is so
> winded up behind the wheel that one single driver holding the maximum
> speed is enough to enlight the whole thing.))
> Cases like that are now under investigation in order to adapt the speed
> onto the " real" situation. One reason why files do occur is due to the
> that not all of the cars drive at the same speed.
> In Belgium there exist in the summer months, when everybody is trying
> to get to the seaside, a system called ' block- driving '.
> All the cars have to stay behind one motorcycle of the police who drives
> them at the speed of 80 km/ h to the sea.
> No files, lesser accidents, more sunshine,....
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