In the 2nd, world war, the idea was adopted of changing clocks forward one hour in summer, as it was believed that this would help to get munitions workers up early in the morning, to improve arms manufacturing for the war effort.  Now, 10 years into the 21st. century, we are still stuck with this anachronism.  Why? 

Ideas by those defending this clock-fiddling every spring and autumn have included suggestions that it's good for the farmers, or it's safer for schoolchildren, or that it saves daylight.  None of these suggestions stands up to logical scrutiny.  Farmers tend to work all hours of daylight available; schools could benefit children greatly by staggering their hours, so as to avoid the "school run" traffic jams, and adjusting their hours at different times of the year, so as to maximise the use of daylight hours for children who walk or cycle to and from school.  And the daftest argument of all is that of "saving" daylight".  In short, it makes far better sense for different industries & services to make their own arrangements as regards optimum working hours, than to expect the whole nation to change all their clocks twice every year. The number of daylight hours we get is fixed by nature, and you can't get a single second of extra daylight by changing the datum point from which we count zero hours.  Before World War 2, Greenwich Time was our standard, and it still remains the world standard, with local time in each country being referenced as being x hours before or after GMT, now described as UCT. 

People can readily adjust to gradual changes; that is Nature's way.  Abrupt changes enforced on us are not easily adjusted to.  This sudden change every March & every October is accompanied by higher accident rates, disturbed sleep patterns, and a higher suicide rate. 

And let's not be stalled by arguments such as "Oh well, we're waiting for Brussells to decide on a common EU time."  Stuff them!  Let's do what is in our own best interests.

Why is this idea important?

This constant time is important, because it would:-

1.  Reduce accident rates, both on the roads, and elsewhere, by reducing fatigue.

2.  Improve people's health, both physical and mental, by reducing disrupted sleep patterns.

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