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Modern Amish Transportation

Postby Bill B » Sun Jan 15, 2017 10:55 pm

Interesting article in Car & Drive about Amish Buggies. They actually have a dashboard and battary and a choice of drum or disc brakes. The brakes are so the buggy won't run over the horse after you pull the reins to stop. Link here: http://blog.caranddriver.com/the-surpri ... awn-buggy/
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Re: Modern Amish Transportation

Postby theholycow » Sun Jan 15, 2017 11:06 pm

That is quite interesting.

My understanding is that they aren't allowed any technologies that remove from their lives the satisfaction of physical labor. Other technologies are less prohibited.
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Re: Modern Amish Transportation

Postby Rope-Pusher » Sun Jan 15, 2017 11:58 pm

Modern Amish? Isn't that ox a moron?

Oh wait, I see what you did....you mean a 6-gaited horse!
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Re: Modern Amish Transportation

Postby InlinePaul » Thu Apr 13, 2017 12:01 pm

Those Amish are smart folks. I bet they would not drive an automatic. Probably would say it is a tool of the Devil to distract people into driving like morons and causing highway mayhem.
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