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Principle 7: Go the Next Step to Develop a "Rule of Life"



Go the Next Step to Develop a "Rule of Life" February 28, 2021 There are a lot of crazy rules out there. In the state of Connecticut: Pickles must bounce. You are not allowed to sell a pickle unless it bounces. I guess it’s good they also have a 5-second rule there. In Juneau, Alaska, flamingo owners are prohibited from bringing their pet into a barber shop. I didn’t know flamingos needed haircuts. And really, how many flamingos are there in Juneau, Alaska, anyway? In South Dakota, it is illegal to fall asleep in a cheese factory. Now, I can see a rule about not cutting the cheese in a cheese factory. But who falls asleep in a cheese factory? In New Hampshire it is forbidden to collect seaweed from the beach at night. If you want sushi for a midnight snack, well…you shoulda thought about that before the sun went down. I’m sure there are stories behind each of these odd ordinances, but still…it begs the question, why do we need rules? Think back to your days in grade school. When the teacher asked a ques