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The mistitled Equalities Commission

Mistitled, because it backs an unequal, inequitable traffic system. Brief response to the call by the Equalities Commission for a moratorium on shared space: here.

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Parallel with Rousseau

In his Discourse on Inequality (1754), Rousseau proposed the idea of “the state of nature”, a period in human life when natural compassion held sway and ensured equality (Theo Hobson, Guardian). With civilisation, this primal equality disappeared, chiefly because property was invented. “From … Continue reading

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Priority = inequality

In the past I’ve written that if the law is an ass, nowhere is it more asinine than in the traffic arena. But is it the law, or traffic managers’ interpretation of the law? There is no legal requirement, i.e. … Continue reading

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