From: Dan Ceppa
To: Michael Hardy
Date: Jan 29 1996 10:00:00 am
Subject: census
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-> On 01-25-96  19:18, Michael Hardy got back to Dan Ceppa

DC> They were far bigger on profit, which your census would destroy,
DC> due to its disruption of the normal course of business.

MH> How would it disrupt the normal course of business? Many people did
MH> not leave their hometowns in those days, and so would not have to

That's just the point, Mikey.  There is no good reason to justify
making those that were not living in their place of birth to
travel there.  It makes absolutely no sense, either economically
nor politically to record only where the person came from.  The
census would only make sense in knowing where those people
currently were living.

MH> places, and so there would only be a handful of people gone from any
MH> one place at a time.

So, Mikey, you have these people traveling all over the place.  What's
to prvent them from going to another town after the census?  What's
to prevent them from even going to the right town in the first place?

Sorta defeats the idea of taking a census, doesn't it.

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