Originally Posted by nealtw
So the question is how meny at one time is acceptable.
B. Fischof studied this.
1000/day in the US from smoking is fine because it's out of sight.
There's the risk and there is the perception of risk by John Q. Public, and there are many books on both.
In one case, one was too much.
A guy held a bunch of people hostage and announced to the negotiator on the phone that if he didn't get what he wanted the first person to die would be a pregnant woman in the group.
The words were hardly out of his mouth when the group rose up as a single entity and beat him, I think to death.
He never even got a shot off.