Recent Posts in How Risky Is It, Really?

Environmental Values Don't Justify Ignoring the Facts

Decisions based on values that ignore the evidence don't do us the most good.

On the Persistence, and Underlying Causes, of Vax-O-Noia

Identifying the root causes of vaccine fears can help reduce the threat it poses

Selfish Politicization of Vaccination is Dangerous

We already HAVE choice about vaccination, though opting out should be harder

The Greatest Threat of All: Human Instincts Overwhelm Reason

We live unsustainably because our drive to survive is more powerful than reason

Are These Dangerous Times, or Do They Just Feel That Way?

We often worry more than we need to. Why? And what does that extra worry do?

Civil Debate on GMOs Is Still Possible For Open Minds

For minds still open, civil debate can help objective evidence shape opinions