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old account Frank Eory
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re: Prisoners made to pedal for power
old account Frank Eory   7/23/2012 8:20:11 PM
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It seems pretty irresponsible to me. I doubt there is much correlation between a prisoner's strength and motivation to pedal for X hours per day and his readiness to safely re-enter society.

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EREBUS0   7/23/2012 8:11:21 PM
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I think all criminals everywhere should have to work off the expense of their incarceration. If pedaling to generate power is useful to the community, then they should be alloted a power/day routine. Besides, exhausted criminals are much less likely to get into further mischief in prison. Plus who knows, it may turn out to be a great training plan for future Tour de France contestants.

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re: Prisoners made to pedal for power
ReneCardenas   7/23/2012 7:58:19 PM
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All power to the cleaver people of Brazil, make them pay for their crimes to society! If there was a method to improve on efficiency, it would be great to use at home, but let be realistic. For home use I see no major impact to our large energy footprint. A typical household may use 50 to 100 KWhr per day, so I do not see the human gerbil experiment replacing the city power grid ;-) Lighting is a practical use, given the improvements of LED efficiency, however they may other practical uses for remote and rural areas.

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