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How to Survive a Terrorist Attack
Right now, someone, somewhere, is making plans to kill you. Does it really matter who when the bullets start flying or devices begin exploding? Are you arguing over theories, or are you making plans to survive a terrorist attack?
Massive disasters happen when people are going about their daily business. People go to concerts, fly to visit relatives, take vacations, run marathons, walk to work, take public transit, and shop at the mall. No matter who you are and where you live, if you aren’t an agoraphobic hermit, there are going to be times when you are part of a target-rich environment.
I’m sure the people in Paris never expected that they would become the victims of people whose goal was power, attention, and control through violent bloodshed. And if you find yourself in the midst of an attack, the motivation of the people attacking doesn’t matter at all. You are in just as much danger whether the perpetrator is a member of ISIS or a member of a secret government agency.
A bomb is a bomb, an AK-47 is an AK-47, and a machete will lop off your head, regardless of the motivation of the person wielding it. So stop with the accusations and focus on what is really important – your survival. Here are some practical tips for surviving a terrorist attack.