Friday , March 28, 2014 - 12:40 PM
Personal motor vehicles are not only utilitarian conveyances, but they are force-projection weapons with size, making it clear who thinks they are at the tippy-top. Since most people, for several generations, have used these enchanting “weapons,” they have become thoroughly normalized, with only a daring few standing road-weapon side, considering the cumulative consequences.
As they take great risks pondering this, most everybody still roars on by, powered by varying levels of insensitivity and twisted-face impatience. They forget, or never even know the real cost of the “manifest destinies” of some innovation on the less powerful, who are buried in the back pages.
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