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  27 August 2007  
 
 

The likelihood of any given person being killed in a terrorist attack are infinitesimally smaller than the likelihood that the same person will clog up his arteries with fatty food and die of heart disease. But a terrorist attack happens now; death by heart disease is some distant, quiet catastrophe. Terrorist acts lie beyond our control; french fries do not.

Steven D. Levitt/Stephen J. Dubner, Freakonomics, London, 2005, p. 151.

 
 
 
  27 July 2007: News also available in English  
 
  The news are now also available on the English language version of my homepage.    
 
 
  7 May 2007: Pictures from Washington  
 
  Some additional pictures from Washington are now available (Leisure/Pictures Amerika).    
 
 
 
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