Fearing all the Wrong Things

We're all going to die, but the chances of being killed by a terrorist are remarkably small.  

 

Killed by God 

  • 4 times more likely to be killed by a heat wave 
  • 1 times more likely to be killed by a tornado 
  • 1 times more likely to be killed by a cataclysmic storm 
  • 0 times more likely to be killed by an earthquake 
  • 0 times more likely to be killed by lightening 

Ourselves 

  • 1,478 times more likely to be killed by an accident 
  • 467 times more likely to kill yourself
  • 344 times more likely to be killed by falling 
  • 68 times more likely to be killed by walking 
  • 39 times more likely to be killed by drowning 
  • 34 times more likely to be killed by poisoning 
  • 13 times more likely to be killed by choking on food 
  • 11 times more likely to be killed by bicycling 
  • 1 times more likely to be killed by a sharp object accident 

Animals 

  • 2 times more likely to be killed by an animal attack or accident 
  • 0 times more likely to be killed by a dog 
  • 0 times more likely to be killed by a stinging by hornets, wasps and bees 
  • 0 times more likely to be killed by a shark attack 

Transportation 

  • 405 times more likely to be killed by any motor vehicle
  • 81 times more likely to be killed by a car/van/truck incidents 
  • 48 times more likely to be killed by a motorcycle 
  • 5 times more likely to be killed by an airplane or spaceship incidents 
  • 0 times more likely to be killed by a bus, train or streetcar 

Mayhem 

  • 184 times more likely to be murdered 
  • 19 times more likely to be killed by an assault with a sharp object 
  • 6 times more likely to be killed by an accidental gunshot 
  • 5 times more likely to be killed by a Police person 
  • 0 times more likely to be killed by a legal execution 

Disease 

  • 6,544 times more likely to be killed by Heart Disease 
  • 6,544 times more likely to be killed by Cancer 
  • 1,697 times more likely to be killed by Chronic Lung disease 
  • 1,478 times more likely to be killed by a Stroke 
  • 975 times more likely to be killed by Alzheimer’s 
  • 864 times more likely to be killed by Diabetes 
  • 654 times more likely to be killed by Influenza/pneumonia 
  • 539 times more likely to be killed by your Kidney