[geeks] People R Dum.
scoobydoo at ohno.mrbill.net
Sat Jul 6 14:58:51 CDT 2002
On Sat, 6 Jul 2002, James Sharp wrote:
> > On Fri, Jul 05, 2002 at 11:54:29PM -0500, Amy wrote:
> > > Just as ignorant as idiots who build/live too close to a lake, floodplain,
> > > or downstream from a dam.
> > >
> Or the idiots who build their houses in Tornado Alley
Tornados *might* happen along. They might be tiny, they might be big. They
might never come around.
How many times has Comal flooded in the past couple of years? Every single
year? It's the same for all your ideas. A might-happen vs. a will-happen
are two different things.
....Or the idiots who
> build their houses on active fault lines...Or the idiots who build their
> houses near snow-prone areas....Or the idiots who build their houses along
> coastal plains in hurricane areas....Or the idiots who build their houses
> in the city where thousands of square miles of asphault and concrete
> prevent proper run off and drainage...Or the idiots who build thier houses
> our near the forests that catch fire...
> No matter how you look at it, SOMETHING is going to happen. You just
> gotta prepare for it and UNDERSTAND the risks that you're taking.
Something might not happen. But why increase the risk (and your home
insurance premiums) by chancing the almost assured inevitable?
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