Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Chances of Being Murdered by Terrorist Versus a "Normal" US Home Grown Murderer

Your chances of being killed by a home grown US murderer is about 159 times greater than by a terrorist.  But many people are terrified of being murdered by a terrorist. 



AnnualMurders
TerroristHome
Grown
Murders891970 to 2007 = 37 Years
3,292 Murders divided by 37 years
Murders14,180Year 2006
159You are 159 times more likely to die
from a home grown murder than a terrorist - 14,180 divided by 89 


Something is going to get you - none of us is getting out of this alive. But probably not a terrorist.

Source:

https://blogs.scientificamerican.com/cross-check/did-the-u-s-overreact-to-the-911-attacks-undoubtedly/




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