[tz] Daylight saving and heart attacks

Phake Nick c933103 at gmail.com
Mon Jun 24 22:48:05 UTC 2019

Spanish people life cycle is an obvious modern example for that

在 2019年6月24日週一 23:29,Paul Gilmartin via tz <tz at iana.org> 寫道:

> > On Jun 24, 2019, at 1:33 PM, Paul Eggert wrote:
> >
> > To my mind the more-concerning health effects of daylight-saving time
> occur not during the twice-yearly transitions, but during the time that DST
> is in effect - which is the whole year when a location uses "permanent
> DST". Unfortunately these effects have not been studied as much, although
> experts are warning us that these effects are worrisomely negative …
> >
> The most likely consequence of "permanent DST” is that people will
> recognize that winter mornings are too dark and health is affected and,
> over decades, adjust their hours of activity, nullifying the effect.
> There’s a precedent.  Reading The Parable of the Workers in the Vineyard
> (Matthew 20:1-16 (KJV)), it appears that the modern timekeeping convention
> is 6 hours in advance of the convention at the time of that writing.  Yet
> people don’t begin their activities at 0100, take their siesta ("6th-hour")
> break at 0600, or retire at 11:00.  We have adjusted to the hours of
> daylight, regardless of how they’re numbered.
> — gil
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