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Quotation of the Day…

Posted By Don Boudreaux On August 17, 2013 @ 8:06 am In Regulation,Risk and Safety,Seen and Unseen | Comments Disabled

… is Art Carden’s letter in today’s Wall Street Journal [1]:

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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