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Read the following passage and then answer the multiple-choice question that follows. The question will require you to make decision regarding the revision of the reading selection.
Have you ever driven down the road, seemingly at ease, perhaps exceeding the speed limit to arrive at your destination a bit more quickly. Then you see a long line of cars waiting in line to pay the toll and realize that you now have to join them and become one of the poor idiots wasting time and costly gasoline. People have engaged in this meaningless exercise ever since toll roads and toll bridges were invented. Stop, go a few feet, brake, stop again, and then repeat the process more times than you can count as cars jostle for better positions like basketball players near the hoop. Dilatory drivers nervously dig in ashtrays and between car seats, fumbling for the correct change, dropping coins on the ground or attempting to back up, or their cars scrape the side of the tollbooth, leaving paint chips and chipped concrete as permanent marks of futility. Sometimes you're in line for ten minutes or more before you reach the toll-taker and surrender your quarter, dollar, or life savings for the privilege of being on a supposedly fast route home.
Modern technology has finally given drivers the means of escaping the horrors of paying tolls by hand. New microchip transmitters affixed to windshields can be read by machines above the tollbooths, and the charges are billed automatically to drivers' credit cards. This easy process requires drivers to register their cars, set up accounts, and pay the bill, that's all there is to it, it's as simple as that. The driver can pass through the toll lane without stopping, while the fools in the pay-by-cash lane wait their turns.
The rewards of using the simple, plastic stick-ons are enormous: drivers save time and gas; some states offer discounts to those who use the devices; pollution decreases; fewer accidents occur; and there's no worrying about having enough cash for the toll.
Few things in life compare to the thrill of watching other drivers suffer the wrenching pain of losing time waiting in long lines-even such joys as graduation, finding money on the ground, getting a bike for Christmas, and falling in love. It is this great pleasure in observing someone elses misfortune that separates us from the animals-not our ability to reason or use tools. Humans love to gloat! My own toll transmitter will arrive in the mail next week, and I'll then be able to enjoy the pleasure of smoothly gliding through booth after booth without having to stop.
So, if you're in the long line waiting to move an inch at a time for an hour because you're not intelligent enough to join the modern world, wave to me as glide on by, because I'll be looking over at you with a smile on my face and a transmitter on my windshield.
Some paranoid people think this new use of electronic gadgetry is just another inimical invention of the government for tracking citizens, so that it knows where we are, where we go, what we buy, and what we do. That form of reasoning is illogical and false. If the government wants to follow people's whereabouts, there are already plenty of ways to do so, like security cameras, Internet data gathering, bank reports, passport information, credit card statements, social security numbers, taxes, cell phone monitoring, etc. One more intrusion into our personal lives will not make any difference at all. To those people who refuse to get these electronic passes, I say, "If you don't have anything to hide, why worry?"
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