I think your comment about laws/rules is quite insightful...
On 6 Jul 96 at 10:38, Ben Compton wrote:
> "Laws" and "policies and procedures" exist to ensure uniform and
> consistent behavior within a community. When people do not share the
> same values, they certainly don't share the same behavior. . .
To add, and to agree, laws and rules embody the use of power to effect
compliance, which would not be necessary if all acted consistent with the
Whether the rules/laws are based on a basic mistrust of others' or whether
they are based on some reality is an interesting thing. I am always amazed
at companies that still enforce time clocking, since the concept of paying
for someone's time instead of their achievements seems a bit odd.
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