Tag: relocation

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Had it up to here with your wallet-filching, bossy, sanctimonious state or local government and/or neighbors?  Ready to bail out of that blue state for good, light out for the Promised Land, and put down new roots?  There’s a lot of it going around, including a whole group here on Ricochet. As always, look before […]

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Maybe, Baby

 

If you knew you only had a 1% chance of surviving tomorrow, would you consider that a death sentence? What about 2%, 5%, 10%… at what point would your odds of survival be good enough you wouldn’t feel doomed? And what if you had to purchase your fairly slim chance at survival by risking the life of another? When would you do it? What balance of risk would just barely escape counting as doom?

What if you were the other whose life was risked on the slim hope of avoiding someone else’s death sentence? When would that hope be worth it, and when would it be a forlorn one? How effective must our efforts to lift another’s doom be in order to merit the price?