Why Do We Worry So Much About Child Abduction?
As I explain in Free-Range Kids, we are so very worried about the extremely rare (thank God!) crime of child abduction because of our primed-for-panic brains. And the media. And the kids on the milk cartons, if you remember those.
And our inability to understand statistics and risk.
Brilliant YouTuber Henry Belcaster put it all together (quoting from my book). Watch below!
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