The Unthinkable: Who survives when disaster strikes - and why
Publish date: April 2nd 2009
Pages no: 304
Edition language: English
Incredible. A textbook, basically, on all things scary. And an extremely illuminating one at that.Q:For all these reasons, perhaps, heroes feel a nonnegotiable duty to help others when they can. “It’s something in your heart, your soul, and your emotions that gets a hold of you and says, I gotta do ...
I've always wondered how I would react in a disaster. My mother, who usually needs time to take in a situation, is oddly calm in the midst of a car accident - and I feel sure that would translate into worse disasters. LL has more trouble with a car not starting then a serious medical issue - he's my...
I've always thought that one reason I'm a disaster junkie is that stories of various events (airplane crashes, earthquakes, floods, fires, societal breakdown, etc.) let me "practice" what I might do in different situations. This book lets people go way past "what if" and offers solid info about how ...
This is the one book I would universally recommend. It's well written and useful.This book looks not at just behaviors in disasters/emergencies, but case studies, data, and the science behind those behaviors.I found it totally interesting to see the reasons behind, not just behaviors of survivors i...
According to my records here, I've listened to this 4 times since 2009. It's still awesome and I think everyone should read it. It's both fascinating and I think useful although I hope to never have to utilize any of the usefulness.
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