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Case Study in Risk vs. Uncertainty (The Deer Hunter)

Risk vs. Uncertainty

Watch carefully this scene of Russian Roulette in the movie, The Deer Hunter. Put aside the drama and focus on what are the trade-offs being made; how do the odds change? http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lqakCa-MysE

You can view the longer scene: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BPi2AetitZc

My Radical Therapy

A few readers have written to accuse me of dark, twisted humor, but I placed the above video as a serious study–not as a bad joke. However, I have opted to have my humor changed at the request of several readers.  This hasn’t helped   http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ftl_ckcpZgY but this might: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DCUmINGae44