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The creative society by Lars Tvede

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One day in November 2011, 87-year-old Danish farmer Niels Kristensen was standing inside the steel shovel of his front loader, 115cm above the ground, cleaning his gutters. Unfortunately for him, a representative from the Working Environment Authority passed by and reported him to the police for violation of health and safety regulations. This resulted in a fine of 20,000 kroner, which, on appeal, was commuted to a fine of 10,000 kroner or 10 days in jail. “I accept the alternative penalty of 10 days in jail rather than paying the fine,” he later said in an interview. “I admit that I was standing in the front loader. But I ...

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