22 ;e Costco Connection NOVEMBER 2016
As an individual who once lived in a
state with two different time zones
(Indiana) and now lives in one that
doesn’t recognize any (Arizona), I
am completely in favor of getting
rid of them.
—Paula Pastor Fleck
With no daylight saving, the sun
comes up an hour earlier and
sets an hour earlier. No thanks, I’d
rather have the extra hour of sun in
As a parent, yes, yes, yes, yes: Get
rid of it. It’s ridiculous. Seriously.
Adjust to the seasons. Keep the
times the same.
No. I love the extra hour of sunlight.
We are a mobile society and don’t
need the “extra hour of daylight” to
go shopping or whatever. It would
be nice not to have our internal
clocks jolted twice a year and further
detach us from nature’s rhythm.
Absolutely not! I couldn’t care less
about daylight in the morning; when I
do something it’s always after work,
and it should definitely be kept or
even extended with another hour.
I have lived overseas for 10 years
without daylight saving time. Do
you know what? The world didn’t
end, and life continued as normal. It
didn’t disrupt work, and I didn’t gain
or lose any time.
Love, love, love daylight saving time.
—Bonnie Huff Derrick
Get rid of DST. It doesn’t change
anything; there are still 24 hours
in a day.
There’s an old Native American saying: “Only the white man would think
that by cutting a foot off one end of
a blanket and sewing it to the other
end, he could get a longer blanket.”
saving time be
CALLS TO ELIMINATE daylight saving time (DST), which ends on Nov. 6 this year,
have heated up, as its opponents point to evidence that switching the clocks
increases workplace accidents and decreases sleep and productivity. But supporters say that DST makes travel safer later in the day and gives people more
recreation time. What do you think?
FIND OUT MORE ABOUT THIS TOPIC. On the internet, search:
• The politics of daylight saving time
• The pros and cons of daylight saving time
• America needs to have just two time zones and the world should follow suit