October 17, 2012
YEAH, WE’RE IRRATIONAL: Experts: Dogs, Bathtubs Scarier than al Qaeda. Or as a (then) friend told me shortly after 9/11 “but I don’t understand why you’re so upset, more people die in car accidents every year.” I realized then I was in the presence of one of the world’s great nitwits, unable to distinguish between accident and purposeful attack. Apparently she’s not alone. Somehow that doesn’t make it better.