Again, you're twisting a conversation to focus on the minor. The debate is about government mandated seatbelts that have been empirically proven by experts, to save lives. Mandated, because many refuse or can't be bothered to buckle up. By arguing that you won't wear one because seatbelts cause deaths and then back that up by stating I know of 3 people personally that were hurt or died due to seatbelts and one that if she had been wearing her seatbelt she would have died. I know of no one personally that was saved due to wearing one. has the potential of misleading some people into believing that seatbelts cause more harm than good. They don't and you know that, and it's misleading.So, can you prove to me, beyond a shadow of a doubt that seatbelts are not the cause of deaths? Because otherwise my statements are not misleading nor false.
If two people died because they were wearing a seatbelt and one trillion people were saved by wearing seatbelts you would be correct that people die wearing seatbelts. If this was the basis of your entire argument then it was a big waste of time for me. Add to that the failure to convince you that you should always wear a seatbelt makes me a failure too but anyway this thread has run it's course and you may have the last word but please buckle up...As for taking what I say with a lot of salt...anyone should do that anyways. And not just with me but with anyone and everyone except your closest loved ones. Thats part of the reason that my sig is designed exactly the way that it is and what my example shows. See, everyone has an answer for anything and everything. Even if that answer is simply an "I don't know". If you get asked a question you will always have an answer to that question. It is up to the person that recieves your answer as to what they will do with that answer.
And believe me, I've always admitted when I was wrong. I've done so many times since before I joined DP, while i've been here and will no doubt continue to do so long after DP ends. All that you have to do is actually prove that I am wrong.
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I and my passengers have been saved from serious injury several times by wearing my seat belts. The first occurrence was when I was driving my ’55 Austin Healy 100 in 1965. I was very glad I had installed them.