To quote a classic, " Well, the world needs ditch-diggers too." It is not my problem to fund retraining for people that have made egregious decisions to commit crime. I know lots of people that have made genuine mistakes and bad decisions and have righted THEIR OWN ship and re-entered the world. It is not easy nor should it be. If ex-cons don't want to put in the hard work to rectify their situation, it is their problem. The same people saying the ex-cons don't have any job to do are the ones saying we need illegal immigrants to do jobs that Americans won't do. We already paid for 13 years of education for everybody...what they decided to do with it is their problem.You mean what will we do as a society when the lower wage entry and reentry level jobs are automated and without training what will ex cons do for work to reintegrate into society?
Good article about the dangers of driver inattention and why it's inevitable.It's not clear, but it is disturbing:
The person behind the wheel had their eyes off rhe road for a moment... There seemed to be no time to react. Isn't that why they wantes self-driving cars? To take out human error and minimize the likelihood of accidents?
Expecting a human to stay alert and attentive to the road at night when they've been "driving" for hours is simply unrealistic. It's difficult enough for most people when they HAVE to watch the road. After a few miles of nothing (not just for one day either) and the car doing tbe driving for you, almost anyone would be bored and tired and looking for something to engage them.The huge issue is what the SDC did and did not do. And to a small degree what the driver was doing. So not to turn this into a political discussion about individuals that served their time, "BUT what type of work should an ex cons be allowed to perform once they are released. Because if they don’t find work, guess what happens next. (I don’t expect an answer).