LETTER TO ED - Daylight Savings - Daylight Saving Con

When Daylight Saving was first introduced it was one of the greatest cons ever foisted onto Mankind.

How can Daylight be SAVED? Can anyone tell me this?

Before Daylight Saving was introduced there was complete harmony all around the world as far as people being able to work out the correct time anywhere in the world at any time.

With the old system when it was MIDDAY at any particular place it was NOON or 12 O'clock and every place on earth was either before or after this time and there was no problems whatsoever with working out the time anywhere on earth.

However when DST was introduced some Countries introduced it; some States did and some Cities did also, but it wasn't introduced universally and it caused utter confusion and mayhem throughout the world and it will continue to do so unless a better system is introduced.

A typical example of this confusion can be explained as follows: With the celebration of Armistice Day at 11am on the 11th November it was celebrated 1 hour before midday in Queensland and 2 hours before midday in New South Wales and this situation was ridiculous to say the least.

Another example of this confusion can be that Queensland celebrated the beginning of 2016 at 12pm at midnight while New South Wale celebrated it at 11pm which is ridiculous to say the least.

A new system that could be introduced and called "EARLY STARTING TIME" can be explained as follows:-

If a Country, a State or City wishes to start and finish an hour early let them but NEVER EVER adjust their Clocks accordingly. Leave the time on their Clocks exactly as it has been all around the world before DST was introduced.

If anyone wishes to work to this new system let them.

It's up to them to let their Customers, and all people involved whoever they are and wherever they are, know this system of starting early and for what period or periods they wish to do so.

For this to happen Someone out there with sufficient Power and Authority will have to take the bull by the horns and make it happen to discard DST and introduce this new EST.

Let Australia be the first country in the world to introduce this new system and stand up for itself instead of following the rest of the world like sheep.

Doug Young

Toowoomba


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