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Forum, Oct. 11: America’s misplaced priorities

America’s misplaced prioritiesI’ve enjoyed hunting in New England every fall for the past 40 years. But every autumn, when the leaves emerge in all their glorious splendor and flocks of Canada geese sing their way south, I’m once again reminded of...

11: America’s misplaced priorities Published: 10/10/2020 10:00:17 PM Modified: 10/10/2020 10:00:08 PM America’s misplaced priorities I’ve enjoyed hunting in New England every fall for the past 40 years.But every autumn, when the leaves emerge in all their glorious splendor and flocks of Canada geese sing their way south, I’m once again reminded of one of America’s most misplaced priorities.INGE BROWN Wilder Danger of hubris to our democracy In ancient Athens, where the first experiment in democracy took place, citizens were required and paid to attend plays (often tragedies) each year that served as civic lessons and warnings of threats to their form of government.A reoccurring theme in these plays was the danger of hubris, which brought ruin upon a leader and those around him.

The first one was dangerous because the battery pack and the motor were placed at the back wheel.The second e-bike was better balanced by having the motor at the center of the foot pedals and the battery pack in front of your seating equilibrium and behind the front wheel.

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