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Fig. 1

From: Hasteners and delayers: why rains don’t cause fires

Fig. 1

The graph illustrated here shows a typical evolution of an event’s security over time: at times long before E’s occurrence, E has a very low degree of security, i.e. if things had been just slightly different at these times, E would not have occurred. Closer to E’s occurrence, however, E’s degree of security begins to grow, and just before E’s occurrence, E has a quite high degree of security, i.e. things would have to be very different at this time in order for E not to occur

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