Originally published on 27 August 2015 – Re-posted for the Risk School series
This is a three-part blog. In part one I look at the irrationality of hazard-based regulation. In the next blog, I will identify the type of person who promotes it – someone I will call the “contrapreneur”. Finally, their success will be explained as only possible in a vision-less world where expediency is the political virtue.Today, no doubt, most of us have managed the following risks:
- Controlling the exposure to injury from falling down stairs by using the hand-rail or taking care
- Reducing exposure to obesity and other health risks by limiting calorie intake
- Avoiding exposure to a car accident by stopping at a red light
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