Common Law Rhetoric

There's a tired old rhetorical question used to explain why people should 'live together first':

ie Would you buy a car without test driving it?

A: No, that would be silly.

But the question above is wrong. The more analogous question is:

Would you drive around in a car for two or three years, for free, telling everyone you're thinking of buying that car, before possibly buying it?

A: No, that would be silly, and weird.

Just something that struck me while driving.

(And if it's a Mercedes Benz I'm choosing, I probably wouldn't worry too much about the test drive.)

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