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8 Aug 2022

Risk is ...

 

... when threat exploits vulnerability causing impact

... tough to measure, express and control

... the product of probability and impact

... the gap between theory and practice

... the root of pessimism and optimism

... the once-in-a-hundred-years event

... known and unknown unknowns

... needing seatbelts and airbags

... a hair's breadth from disaster

... the possibility of exploitation

... mitigated but not eliminated

... a factor to be borne in mind

... inevitable in the Real World

... what keeps us up at night

... not going entirely to plan

... outcome =/= prediction

... rarely good, usually bad

... rarely bad, usually good

... surprisingly complicated

... looking down the barrel

... necessary to get ahead

... expectation <> reality

... stepping into the dark

... walking the tightrope

... imperfect knowledge

... inherent uncertainty

... exciting (to a point)

... white-water rafting

... being on the brink

... throwing the dice

... adventure sports

... tricky to manage

... skipping a check

... bungee jumping

... poking the tiger

... about causation

... taking chances

... unseen danger

... chances blown

... what might be

... warning signs

... unanticipated

... best avoided

... a card game

... being brave

... de-masking

... opportunity

... lion taming

... life lessons

... hazardous

... adventure

... ambiguity

... investing

... gambling

... black ice

... no limits

... complex

... dynamic

... relative

... thrilling

... thin ice

... danger

... doubt

... luck

... fun!

... life

... ice

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