Daylight Saving Time should be abolished. It is not only inconvenient, dangerous and costly, but unnecessary.
It is inconvenient to have to change the clocks twice a year, but this inconvenience extends to the disruption of sleeping and eating patterns. Many people forget to change their clocks, which presents other sorts of inconveniences.
The disruption of sleep is also dangerous in many ways. A further danger to safety is the increase in darkness in the morning hours, which leads to more traffic accidents.
As a conservative, I am particularly disturbed by the costliness, in terms of time and production, to business and even to government of all the clock-changing, which is especially magnified nowadays with computerization. Much unnecessary computer programing and operation is necessitated by this outdated custom.
But my biggest reason for opposing Daylight Saving Time is that it does not save any daylight, as even the most arrogant government cannot change the rising or the setting of the sun. There is still the same amount of daylight under Daylight Saving Time as under Standard time, just at a different time. Moreover, it is implemented at the wrong season, as the time when more daylight in the morning would be appreciated would be in the wintertime, not the summertime.
I propose a common-sense solution: adjust work or school schedules seasonally instead.
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