Yes. A more appropriate example might be
by hick (2012-12-16 12:43:16)
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  In reply to: Regarding your last paragraph...  posted by John@Indy



structural design for buildings. Almost no buildings are capable of surviving a direct hit from a tornado. It's possible to calculate the forces that a tornado applies, and build a structure that can withstand them, but virtually no one does it, and building codes don't require it. The likelihood of a direct tornado hit is so low that protection of property and life you'd get from bomb-shelter-like buildings are outweighed by the additional cost and inconvenience caused that building every structure that way.

The odds of a mass shooting like this in any individual school are infinitesimally small. You say nothing like that will happen in 99% of schools, but really it's more like 99.999%.


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