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By Mike Gold 

Things that simply don’t make sense

 


We live in very complex times. What I mean is that sometimes things get so complex as to defy logic.

For example, did you ever consider traffic lights? There you are driving along at a moderate speed, then, as you approach a traffic light, a couple of things may happen.

First, there is Mike Gold’s “law of red lights.”

It simply states that if you look at the light – assuming it is green – it is almost 100 percent guaranteed that the light will change to red just as you approach it.

Next, who decided that a red light means stop and a green one means go? To me it is absolutely arb...



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