To: Uncle Chip
“the prospect of payment could prompt people to delay seeking needed aid, possibly making a dangerous situation worse.”
It also prompts people to delay seeking UNneeded aid, preventing putting rescuers in danger. Sending a team at high speed into rank wilderness is dangerous.
posted on 02/18/2013 9:41:20 AM PST
(3% of the population perpetrates >50% of homicides...but gun control advocates blame metal boxes.)
the prospect of payment could prompt people to delay seeking needed aid, possibly making a dangerous situation worse.
It might also discourage people from engaging in risky behavior.
posted on 02/18/2013 9:59:24 AM PST
("If you write a whole line of zeroes, it's still---nothing"...Kira Alexandrovna Argounova)
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