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Societal Norms: What do Parkour and blowing through a red light have in common?

Posted in Culture by Taylor Dobbs on 01/15/2009

Many people have stumbled across YouTube videos of parkour. I don’t claim to be an expert on the sport/art, but as far as I have seen, it’s the act of running, jumping, or otherwise getting yourself from A to B in an unorthodox yet fluid way. Something experienced by fewer people (hopefully) is the act of driving straight through a red light. In most cases this is done by accident, but there are a few of us who have done it on purpose.

Have you ever stopped at a red light, checked that you were clear for traffic and/or police, and then driven right through?

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