Current examples

Examples of risk situations with current relevance:

For each individual possible risk situation, the probability of occurrence is low. However, there are many possible situations that can go wrong and if once such a situation goes wrong, the whole of humanity is threatened (even if it comes to a nuclear winter).

In all technical areas there are accidents (e.g. plane crashes) and people die. This is very bad for those affected, but for the rest of humanity life goes on. In connection with nuclear weapons, however, there can probably only be one such accident. After that, there may be no rest for which life can continue. From the fact that there has not yet been a serious “accident” with nuclear strike, it cannot be concluded that this danger is negligible.

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