RE: [carfree_cities] No Comment
- Umm... How do we know that all of the respondents even had children? Of
course a childless respondent will value something else.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: 3L [mailto:exqmtl@...]
> Sent: Wednesday, January 31, 2001 7:31 PM
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> Subject: RE: [carfree_cities] No Comment
> > At 01:39 PM 1/31/2001, Jym wrote:
> > >=v= Actually, don't pay this no nevermind. The respondents are
> > >people who are searching for car insurance online, so they're
> > >motorists, Internet weenies, and stupid enough to participate
> > >in unscientific surveys while buying expensive stuff online.
> > >I think (I hope!) that this is an unrepresentative sample.
> > I'm sure it is relatively unrepresentative, but it's not
> quite "just" a
> > press release. Rather, it's a story based upon a corporate press
> > release,
> > (re)written and circulated by one of the world's major wire
> > services. I'll
> > bet it runs in innumerable little local rags.
> > I think we should formally classify it as "unsurprising,
> inaccurate, and
> > only mildly depressing."
> > -Doug
> Make this survey circulate in schools, telling children the
> adults love cars
> more than them, and they will build a negative feeling about
> cars leading
> them not to be part of that crazy culture in their adulthood.
> don't even have to instruct them to build that negative
> feeling, since any
> person (of any age) should intuitively find this survey
> result as an offense
> to them.
> It is totally unhuman to see a people like any sort of object
> more than any
> sort of human being in general.
> Since this survey is online, each member probably owns a
> computer. Does it
> also state the degree of love they have towards their computer?
> For my part, I have 7 machines, along with 2 or 3 boxes full
> of PC parts,
> but although I love computers, no one will convince me I love
> them better
> than any given person or group of persons.
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