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Lionel Dricot

Shared March 31, 2016

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.

Mark Amaza

Shared January 21, 2017

I always say this

Mark Amaza

Shared January 21, 2017

I always say this.

Aatman Shah

Shared January 16, 2017

does the article make a point? maybe.

John Seno

Shared April 6, 2016

But in fact, terrorism is the weapon of the weak, and its very use demonstrates a certain level of desperation.

Mark Schoones

Shared December 25, 2016

Another gem. Why terrorism is scary but not that scary.

Karthik Margabandu

Shared January 5, 2017

Humans and their worries (irrational?)

Nana Salaudeen

Shared August 28, 2018

Why do we continue to choose fear? Why do we care so much more if you are killed by a terrorist than by a drunken driver or an apolitically deranged individual with a gun?

Fredrik Stenbeck

Shared December 28, 2016

We should never chose fear!!!! Today we need to think of the intent behind everything we read.

Adam B

Shared December 28, 2016

the terrorism problem in Europe was much worse in the 1970s and '80s than it is today

Nuwan Peiris

Shared July 13, 2017

Covers some important aspects of why terrorism is at the forefront of public and political discussion but think the author overlooks some major conclusions

Jasson Schrock

Shared January 17, 2017

this terrifying symbiosis between the terrorists in the Middle East and the populist politicians in the West that is the real threat

Duarte Nunes

Shared January 15, 2017

Good to be reminded of this once in a while.

Pragya Jaiswal

Shared April 13, 2017

Policymakers and politicians know that if they fail to acknowledge people’s fears, however irrational, they will soon cease to have jobs.

Pragya Jaiswal

Shared April 13, 2017

It is this terrifying symbiosis between the terrorists in the Middle East and the populist politicians in the West that is the real threat.

Patrick Valverde

Shared January 1, 2017

Bien pour démarrer l'année :)

Jorge Lopez Diaz de Leon

Shared January 5, 2017

Constant, global media coverage means that we now apply our faulty probabilistic reasoning to a global supply of anecdotes. The intense media coverage today has made terrorism a much more effective tactic than it was once was.

Jorge Lopez Diaz de Leon

Shared January 5, 2017

As President Obama has found, there is little that policymakers can realistically do about society’s irrational fear of terrorism

Priya Philip

Shared January 27, 2017

Why? Why do we continue to choose fear? Why do we care so much more if you are killed by a terrorist than by a drunken driver or an apolitically deranged individual with a gun?

Konstantin Alikin

Shared May 9, 2017

Вот прям правильный текст про реакцию общества на теракты.

Miloš Lajtman

Shared December 22, 2016

It is this terrifying symbiosis between the terrorists in the Middle East and the populist politicians in the West that is the real threat.

Shankar Vasudevan

Shared December 20, 2016

Really insightful analysis into an issue that has so much media hype around it.

Patrick Shortall

Shared December 22, 2016

There is nothing to fear but fear itself. Still applies I think.

Tomasz Jasiński

Shared January 19, 2017

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. They were also going about their daily lives and probably also died tragically.

But we will not have protest marches for them or newspaper profiles lamenting their loss.

Damien

Shared February 7, 2017

And mosquitoes ! The biggest killers in the world and yet we don't fear them

Matúš Straka

Shared April 21, 2016

It is this terrifying symbiosis between the terrorists in the Middle East and the populist politicians in the West that is the real threat.

Sahil Gupta

Shared April 26, 2016

Word.

WebCityUSA

Shared December 21, 2016

#Activism

Kevin Pare

Shared December 23, 2016

The plural of anecdotes is not data; also, "they" - whoever they are - are not stereotypes.

Simon Sotak

Shared February 16, 2017

"Forcing people to go to class to learn statistics, probably the most effective thing we could to do to make society more resilient to terrorist attacks, would be even less popular then drafting them into the army to go abroad and kill terrorists. "

Hendrik Stamm

Shared March 3, 2017

This. #bruxellesmabelle

Tomáš Kunka

Shared April 2, 2017

stats

at 472

Shared March 20, 2018

anecdotes. The intense media coverage today has made terrorism a much more effective tactic than it was once was.
As a popular chart that made the rounds on Twitter this week reminds us, the terrorism problem in Europe was much worse in the 1970s and '80s than it is today

at 470

Shared April 4, 2018

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Josh Elgin

Shared March 28, 2016

Math is hard.

James Sokoll

Shared April 3, 2016

But don’t worry, Mom, I’m leaving Brussels tomorrow.

Fabian Schwendenwein

Shared December 23, 2016

It is this terrifying symbiosis between the terrorists in the Middle East and the populist politicians in the West that is the real threat.

Paulo Marques

Shared September 14, 2017

Why? Why do we continue to choose fear? Why do we care so much more if you are killed by a terrorist than by a drunken driver or an apolitically deranged individual with a gun?

Joe R

Shared March 9, 2018

Numbers like 300 million or 7 billion are just too large for human beings to really understand.

carole tolson

Shared August 19, 2018

here you Go!

Peggy Conlon

Shared August 20, 2018

Why doesn't anybody get the point. Terrorists are not born. They are made. If we can just understand this we have the key to stopping terrorism. Isn't genocide the greatest form of terrorism?

Tiffany H

Shared December 23, 2016

Why do we continue to choose fear? Why do we care so much more if you are killed by a terrorist than by a drunken driver or an apolitically deranged individual with a gun?

Natasha Gray

Shared March 7, 2017

Brilliantly written...

3) The tendency to overestimate foreign enemies

Elizabeth Wawrzyniak

Shared April 6, 2017

It is this terrifying symbiosis between the terrorists in the Middle East and the populist politicians in the West that is the real threat.

Jacob Bush

Shared April 10, 2017

Couldn't have put it better.

terrorism is the weapon of the weak,

mollie bardsley

Shared April 15, 2017

true.

J Morgan

Shared April 22, 2017

The real reason we will never defeat The Enemy: our deadly fear of math.

"Forcing people to go to class to learn statistics, probably the most effective thing we could to do to make society more resilient to terrorist attacks, would be even less popular then drafting them into the army to go abroad and kill terrorists. "

Diana Perez

Shared July 28, 2017

Great points, but limited perspective.
Not exactly the only reasons as to why one would assume...

dogasu polat

Shared August 5, 2017

😫

Saeed Al Khadher

Shared September 6, 2017

businesspeople

Michael Dunne

Shared December 20, 2017

Interestingly informative

Nia Bolland

Shared December 30, 2017

👏👏👏

Atlas Alex

Shared March 6, 2018

an elegant logical read amongst the flood of low-quality articles

VIGNESH KANNAN

Shared March 22, 2018

Pin point 👌

Juan Vacoflor Juan Vacoflor

Shared July 24, 2018

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Shashidhar Mruthyunjaya

Shared August 7, 2018

True

Shubham Patil

Shared August 17, 2018

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Marcin Pocketowski

Shared April 10, 2018

why