Sunday, June 12, 2016

Danger Will Robinson!

Many people avoid flying, though car travel is eleven times more dangerous. They fear getting eaten by a shark, though they are four hundred times more likely to drown in their bathtub.

Pinker, Steven. The Blank Slate: The Modern Denial of Human Nature (p. 231). Penguin Publishing Group. Kindle Edition.

But how likely am I to be eaten by a shark in my shower?