[tz] United States Senate reintroduced Sunshine Protection Act, enabling Permanent DST

Steve Allen sla at ucolick.org
Mon Nov 14 02:26:53 UTC 2022

On Mon 2022-11-14T09:44:38+0800 Sanjeev Gupta via tz hath writ:
> On Mon, 14 Nov 2022 at 07:30, Randal L. Schwartz via tz <tz at iana.org> wrote:
> > More directly, what advantage does "permanent DST" offer over simply
> > getting up an hour earlier, getting off work an hour earlier, and
> > enjoying more time in the evenings?  You don't need the clocks to change
> > for that.

> Because I want my neighbours to also enjoy "more time in the evenings".  It
> is for their own good, they will thank me for it later.

Discussions on this topic rapidly resemble a C.M. Kornbluth story
from 1951 and we have to invoke Godwin's Law.

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