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post #1 of 1 Old Mar 2nd, 2008, 10:37 pm Thread Starter
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The more things change...

In 1911, Julian Street, author of a book called "My Enemy, the Motor," proposed a philosophy for drivers that would keep them from inadvertently mowing down pedestrians. Seems to me this applies today to avoiding "get offs" as well:

A good driver, he wrote, "must roll through the world upon his leather-upholstered, gas-driven throne, looking down like a pitying god upon mankind and believing in his heart that mankind is made up of the lame, the halt, the blind, the drunk, the imbecile, the suicide."

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