– You are 35,079 times more likely to die from heart disease than from a terrorist attack
– You are 33,842 times more likely to die from cancer than from a terrorist attack
Well cited roundup of causes of death compared to dying in a terrorism attack in the United States.
The evidence is clear. The resources we are pouring into antiterror efforts are way more than any real threat we face.
The fact that we’ve also killed tens of thousands of people while torturing hundreds of others in pursuit of such a minor threat to our existence, is immoral.