Safety Can Be Hazardous to Our Health

Source: Free Association
by Sheldon Richman

“Once you put safety not just first but above everything else you’re able to come up with the most insane proposals for reshaping society. Heaven help us from those who are concerned only about safety. Risk is integral to life, social life included. As Thomas Sowell puts it, there are no solutions, only trade-offs — you can’t do only one thing. So each of us does cost-benefit analyses all the time in everyday life. As individuals we could be completely protected from other people simply by living as hermits. But few choose to do so for entirely understandable reasons. Instead we live among others, taking reasonable precautions.” (08/27/21)

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