A gantry above a smart motorway in the UK
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Is there a “natural” state of things that is inherently superior?

You’re happily driving along on the motorway. It is quite busy for a Tuesday afternoon, and there is a slight drizzle. Suddenly, the red engine management warning indicator on your dashboard comes on. You slow down and move towards the edge of the motorway… but there is no hard shoulder! You are on a “smart” motorway! Thankfully, there’s…