It can be inferred from the passage that the author would be most likely to agree with which one of the following sta...

Ryan on October 7 at 01:24PM

Why is B correct? Why is D incorrect?

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Irina on October 29 at 08:33PM

@Ryan-Mahabir,

(B) is correct because the passage tells us that risks associated with airline travel are typically considered involuntary even though the passengers chose to travel by plane (lines 25-28), and the focus of policy experts are on aggregate lives, so individual decisions are large roy irrelevant (lines 11-12). (D) is incorrect because the author argues that policy should be guided by a better understanding of factors that underlie judgments about voluntariness rather than simply one's decision to partake in an activity that bears certain risk.