Lionel Dricot

780 days ago

Outside the train station, I think of the 31 people who were so tragically killed [...]

But as I watch the Brussels traffic, I’m also thinking about the two or three people who, statistically speaking, died in road accidents that same day in Belgium.

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

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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).