This table was in the latest edition of Contexts, a sociological journal written for a general readership.

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Keep in mind that these numbers are not reflecting causes or specific arguments. They are just intriguing to consider – the number of deaths due to terrorism in comparison to the amount of money spent on terrorism. We are spending over $40 billion per year on terrorism prevention but have over 43,000 deaths per year in the U.S. in car accidents. Something to consider…

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