Apr 282013
 

So, in contrast to some other causes of death, terrorism doesn’t rank all that high. And, if you look at the country stats, most terrorism deaths currently take place in Afghanistan and Iraq. This is the objective, statistical view. Which does have some impact, say, on how one generally calculates one’s vulnerability while drinking coffee at Max London’s in downtown Saratoga Springs. There is another calculation, the hypothetical calculation of a person killed in ANY terrorist attack ANYWHERE. In that view, the statistics don’t matter much.

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