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Old 05-30-07, 09:43 AM
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Originally Posted by eandmwilson

2. The argument that using safety equipment makes people more likely to be dangerous, feeling invulnerable with a few ounces of styrofoam strapped to their head, is the biggest BS specious pile of garbage I have ever had the disgust of seeing put forward. When was the last time you saw a car/truck bearing down on you and thought anything but "OMG!!"? I am quite certain nobody ever thinks "at least I have my helm of invincibility on!". Complaceney in general is why people become stupider and take risks. And complacency will occur with or without a helmet.
Have you never seen a person with a 4wd go out in the first big snow of the year, thinking they are invincible? and then promptly crash? Happens every year here around December 15th.
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