1. Some students are very bored at school, and as a solution it is suggested that anyone may leave school after the age of 14 so long as he or she can read, write and do simple arithmetic.
Is this a good solution?
* it meets the desires of the students who want to leave.
* it meets the desires of the schools who may be glad to be rid of difficult students.
But what about the future needs of the students who leave, and the needs of society in general?
2. A town has a very bad traffic problem since there is only one bridge over the river and all the traffic has to use it.