Malcolm Gladwell addressed this idea in his book David and Goliath, referring to JT MacCurdy’s study about who the British population experienced the Blitz of London in 1940 and 1941:
Near-Misses - Lessons from WW2, and a danger highlighted - Standing Well Back
I'm returning once again to the issue of the need for "near-miss" reporting in the EOD community. My previous post on…
People in the remote-miss group gain courage by facing their fear but then escaping any damage.