Eye Candy: travel advice for Dutch citizens

NOL Dutch travel advice
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Interesting map, for a few reasons. The United States is in green, which means there are “no special safety risks” to worry about. What I take this to mean is that as long as you stay out of, say, North Sacramento, or East Austin, when the sun goes down you’ll be safe.

The “pay attention, safety risks” label makes quite a big jump in my conceptual understanding of this map. What this warning means is that if you are particularly stupid, you won’t end up getting mugged and losing your wallet (like you would in green areas), you will instead end up losing your life or being kidnapped for ransom (or slavery).

This is quite a big jump, but it makes perfect sense, especially if you think about the jump in terms of inequality and, more abstractly, freedom.

3 thoughts on “Eye Candy: travel advice for Dutch citizens

  1. I commend you for your service to our Dutch friends. Please do another post that incorporates seasonal effects. Having recently returned from The Maw of Hell I think you should warn them that Arizona may be pale green from October to May but it should be treated as blood red from June to September.

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