"I was born and raised in Flint, MI, now live in TN, and from what I have seen, there does seem to be more de facto segregation in the north, less interaction.
But like Mongoose, my sample size and methods may not be ideal. It could be that I'm…"
"The safety argument is flawed. Slow traffic is inherent in the "river" e.g. slow trucks, broken down/emergency vehicles. Not exceeding the speed limit, and being prepared for the traffic that can't "go with the flow" is the…"
"You wouldn't have been pulled over at all if you weren't speeding with everyone else. Going slower is NOT as bad as speeding around and through a crowd. Higher speed diminishes control and response time (or at least response…"
"I say it's better to go the speed limit that "go with the flow of traffic" at 90mph. My daily commute is similar, but I go the speed limit, and I've never had anyone crash into the back of me, or felt like a rock in a river.
"My instincts tell me to avoid her, but my instincts often tell me to avoid potential conflict by foregoing what could be great potential, and that's no way to live. So as much as I'd like to offer a dissenting opinion, I have to go with…"
"My Dad would say he was proud of me when I would accomplish something, or when I did the right thing in some kind of moral context. I had a difficult time reading how sincere he was concerning the accomplishments, since they were never really that…"
"I think the temptation is to fit others, in this case women, into our framework. We tend to think "passive" is bad (I sure do), but my wife does not have "passive" as a bad word in her way of thinking. (Irresponsible,…"