Duarte Nunes

576 days ago

Good to be reminded of this once in a while.

Why we think terrorism is scarier than it really is (and we probably always will)


I am arriving in Brussels. The train from London is full of the usual Chinese tourists and bored businesspeople. The city doesn’t, contrary to the impression given by CNN, resemble Kabul. Rows and rows of untouched houses scream bourgeois calm (actually, they gently whisper bourgeois calm).