Risk is a polyvalent term that defies definition and measurement. Yet, I am certain that risk, like danger, is real. I would suggest that the shadows depicted below allegorically warn of possible dangers. Likewise, words and numbers can also convey information regarding impending risks and dangers. Analyzing historical data and experiences is how we as a society persevere and survive in what is arguably a dangerous universe. To dismiss risk as illusory would be naïve.
Risk versus Danger