Tuesday, 27 January 2015

Flying getting safer?

We saw this article and thought it made for (mostly) an interesting read...

As always, read any articles like this with caution though...  Here is a snippet:



...In a society with a free press and a great number of publications, the likelihood that bad things will happen can be overstated to the point where the public begins to think and act irrationally. Nick Pidgeon, Roger Kasperson and Paul Slovic describe this phenomenon in their 2003 book, The Social Amplification of Risk, where individuals, social groups or institutions such as the press act as "amplification stations", heightening or dampening certain aspects of the message leading to different interpretations....
Here is the rest of it...

Take care

Paul & Richard
Virgin Atlantic flying without fear

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