Quote: Originally Posted by Chiliagon
I could honestly care less. Maybe I'd rather know that I feel safe on the plane and not have to think about, if any of my co-passengers are here for the wrong reason!
some people are so ****.
Speaking of ****, you seem more concerned with the random and very rare chance of some lunatic blowing themselves up on a plane then you are about the more common chance of the plane breaking up in mid-flight, engine failures, fires, pilot error and a slew of other dangers that happen a hell of a lot more around the world each month, then how often Terrorism is an issue...... regardless of all the security features you think should be used to keep your paranoid self safe, none of them will mean Fk-all if the plane itself just decides to drop out of the sky for whatever reason.
So when it comes to you feeling "Safe" on the plane not having to think about some off-chance of a terrorist attack.... you're just deluding yourself from seeing the more common, more dangerous risks in flying.
I've been flying in two-seater gliders and small planes, right up to commercial planes since I was 5 years old..... and from my experience, terrorist attacks don't even register on my radar of concerns when flying.
if it takes a little extra touchy feely to make sure that everyone who boards that plane doesn't have some plasic knife or a bomb attached to their body, then so be it.
A little extra touchy feely to make sure someone doesn't take over a commercial airliner using their plastic KFC knife they hidden on their body??
If some idiot gets away with taking over a commercial airliner using a plastic KFC knife..... they deserve to and everybody who let them get away with it should all be awarded Darwin Awards for dying so stupidly.
It's your above mentality that allows parents to wrap their children up in bubble wrap, slap a helmet on, throw on water wings & goggles, and only allow their children to ride their bikes in a circle in the front lawn, so long as they still have their training wheels on...... and it's those children who end up getting the crap beaten out of them by other kids because they're padded and can take it.
Life is risk, life is chance..... life is dangerous at times..... either deal with it or die already, because I and many others have no patience for over-sensitive, sheltered people who are too afraid of their own shadow without someone scanning it to make sure it's not really some boogie man chasing them around.
You want to fly knowing that your safe and you want to cling onto that delusion.... go ahead...... I just want to get ripped off by paying for over-priced flights and get from point A to point B..... everything else is just fluff.