There are very few things that I consider to be absolutes in this world. Humans are intricate, odd beings, able to hold many concepts and ideals in their minds at one time; it's what provides us with some hope as a species, if there is any left. I believe in few things that are Good without Badness or Bad without any Goodness.
However, I tend to make two exceptions:
1) Drinking and driving is selfish and awful.
2) Nickelback are bad at music.
Are these controversial beliefs? Of course not. They are widely-held views that many of my sisters and brothers in the world share with me. I do not think these to be radical. They are fundamental pillars of humankind.
But never did I expect the police in Kensington, Prince Edward Island , Canada to enforce such values concurrently. In a Facebook post over the weekend, Kensington Police service announced that drink-driving would be punishable by forced exposure to Nickelback.
Read their reasoning:
The trouble with this, of course, is that these two entirely Bad things, when combined, must logically produce a Good thing, devoid of Bad in and of itself.
I now expect demand for Uber drivers in the Kensington area to rise.
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