Overcast sunrise with bikes and geese.



Time: 5:42 a.am. 

Did I bike there? No. And bikes are forbidden there. I ran — getting back to my sunrise run (after several days of babying myself after a wisdom tooth extraction). 

Even in Madison, rules are transgressed. Not by me, though. I'm a rule follower, one of the class of persons who are restrained by rules that are not actively enforced and that those who only follow enforced rules do not follow. I regard that as a fundamental unfairness. 

And yet, I can see that willingness of some people to break rules is part of a dynamic that works against excessive restraint. A rule that everyone follows, though there is no enforcement, is probably an excellent rule.

[Author: [email protected] (Ann Althouse)]

Tags: Photography, Law, Sunrise, Biking, Madison, Lake Mendota, Ann Althouse, Too Many Rules

Source:  http://althouse.blogspot.com/2021/05/overcast-sunrise-with-bikes-and-geese.html

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