Wednesday, May 24, 2017

The Big One is going to happen, no matter how much you want to deny it, California scientists say - LA Times

The Big One is going to happen, no matter how much you want to deny it, California scientists say - LA Times: Fear of earthquakes is part of life in California.

But people experience this anxiety in different ways. For some, the fear prompts them to take steps to protect themselves: strapping down heavy furniture, securing kitchen cabinets and retrofitting homes and apartments.

For others, the fear prompts denial — a willful ignorance of the dangers for years until the ground starts shaking.

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