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There is some irony in the fact that, as I was on my way to the Society for Risk Analysis annual meeting, I was accused of risky behavior at the airport.
Everything we do has some element of risk. The real issue is whether the costs of minimizing or eliminating the risks outweigh the benefit. The recent closure of airspace over Europe dramatically illustrates this point.... The same attempt to eliminate low probability events has also characterized the UK (and other) government responses to recent terrorist incidents.
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