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Subject:  Re: OT-musing about Consequences Date:  3/16/2011  3:42 PM
Author:  Pariseur Number:  67871 of 80714

In one sense, safety comparisons are like any other decision tree. You list the conceivable outcomes. Then you value each potential outcome in some numerical terms (dollars, lives, whatever is appropriate). Finally you multiply that number by the probability of that outcome occurring (as best as you can estimate those two numbers). The c