World Safer Than Ever Despite Terror Attacks And Mass Shootings, Experts Say

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Todd Farchione, College of Arts & Sciences, Center for Anxiety & Related Disorders

It almost feels these days as if there is no safe place – that after global jihad strikes a Nairobi shopping mall or a deranged shooter invades the Washington Navy Yard, the next target could very well be our own store, school, theater or stadium…

Expert quote:

“The probability of something happening is so very low. But this is the nature of terror and terrorism: It gets in our heads that something could happen. This is the entire idea of terror. It’s like this insidious fear that seeps into our mindset.”

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