Quotation of the Day…

by Don Boudreaux on August 17, 2013

in Regulation, Risk and Safety, Seen and Unseen

… is Art Carden’s letter in today’s Wall Street Journal:

Ms. Oster’s essay speaks to modernity’s outsized obsession with minor risks generated by a news cycle that is constantly warning us about monsters under the bed or in the coffee pot. Fretting about trivial risks is itself risky; it leaves us with less time and attention to deal with more substantial concerns.

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