_john_ wrote:that penalty should be pre-determined by the community and applied uniformly. if it is possible for gatekeepers to abuse their position by taking bribes from would-be stow-aways, then corruptable people will soon find out and become gatekeepers. the day may come when some gatekeepers run a side racket letting in people without tickets, thus draining the community's funds and tarnishing its spirit.
dusthead wrote:" all the clerical and administrative work"
How soon until BLM rangers are "assisting" with the searches at the gate?
I'm never going back to Burning Man because of this.
Booker wrote:I'm never going back to Burning Man because of this.
Definitely. Hasta la vista, dusthead. Reminder to self: Build a screen door at the gate so we can warn whiners like this not to let it hit 'em in the ass on the way out.
III wrote:>our current gatekeepers are altruistic burners
you don't actually know any of the gate staff, do you?
precipitate wrote:...People gotta make a living. The things I object to are my ticket money going to subsidize the art, and the use of Burning Man as an advertising source.
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