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ENOUGH!!
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ENOUGH!!

There is a huge lack of common sense with these young guys who decide to go night swimming on a beach with no lifeguard; or who use some lake or well as a mikveh; or who go boating with no life vest. Is it that they think they’re invincible or that they swim well enough, or it won’t happen to them? How many almonehs & young Yesomim are there just this summer? How many fathers are saying Kaddish for their adult sons? The 3 weeks are over so we shouldn’t be careful any more? I don’t understand this foolhardiness. If… Read more »

To: Enough
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To: Enough

You have stated what should be common sense so very eloquently. One thing that really bothers me is seeing so many hikers in the White Mountains of NH wearing the same leather soles shoes worn in NYC. Rocks, Moss, leaves etc can be dangerously slippery endangering not only the person but the people who may have to provide rescue. Common sense to all.

Agree but...
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Agree but...

Common sense comes with education. If one did not grow up doing outdoor activites such as going to the beach or hiking its easy not to know basic, common sense rules. Maybe schools start giving out a quick safety course prior to summer breaks or educational pamphlets.

Most rules are stated by the beach however I’ve seen in Florida many frum men will go beyond the lifeguard areas due to tznius which is very dangerous as well.

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