In Thailand, it just makes it easier for motorcycles and cart vendors to use the walkways.

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It doesn’t “just” do that, it also makes it easier for the elderly, those in a wheelchair, those rolling a grocery trolley full of bags, etc.

I’d venture to say you’ve never spent time in Thailand. You rarely see the wheelchair bound out and about because the place is unnavigable, same for the idea of a shopping trolley. Even bicycles are a rarity. Traffic regulations are merely suggestions. The place is just not pedestrian friendly.

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Yes, I’m aware, but “rarely” is not “never”, so it seems worth having them.

The educational system needs something like that.

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what would that look like though, honest question. I have wanted to see ways to improve the current education system, maybe reform it entirely, and I know many points to modify, but much of it is leaving me scratching my head.

A search term that will probably help you get more info is Universal Design. It started as an architectural idea, but has expanded to include a lot of accessibility.

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thank you comrade!

Love this.

Sidewalks wouldn’t be necessary in the first place, if it weren’t for cars

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