[LMB] Death rate of 1:1

Sylvia McIvers sylviamcivers at gmail.com
Fri Aug 30 16:35:21 BST 2019


On Thu, Aug 29, 2019 at 10:42 PM Howard Brazee <howard at brazee.net> wrote:

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> > On Aug 29, 2019, at 8:32 PM, Jason Long <sturmvogel66 at gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > True, but the frequency and numbers shown on-camera, so to speak, also
> > matter.
>
> And how close.    We don’t feel a strong emotion when Alderaan blows up in
> Star Wars.
> --



"*The death of one man is a tragedy, the death of millions is a statistic*."
That's what Soviet dictator Joseph Stalin allegedly once *said* to U.S.
ambassador Averill Harriman.

*copy pasta from google*

Don't like the man himself, but his insights into mass psychology were
pretty good.

Sylvia


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