Monday, December 28, 2009

Pre-9/11 Thinking

Courtesy Nate Silver: the odds against you being on a flight with an attempted terrorism incident during the last decade: less than 1 in 10 million. It's 1 in 500 thousand against you being struck by lightning, and yet we aren't all issued lightening rods. Just sayin'.

Yeah, I'm still cranky about the trip.


Publius said...

It only takes one. Jess sayin.

Danielk said...

And this is why I wonder how all this security theatre can help.