Friday evening’s Paris bombings were a tragedy. Over one hundred people were killed with hundreds of others injured.
As a socionomist and researcher in confidence-driven decision making, my mind immediately went in two different directions after I heard the news.
The first question I wanted to answer was “why now?”
Through my research and that of other socionomists, I know that terrorism and other acts of sacrifice tie to extreme lows in confidence.
Was there something that would connect ISIS and low confidence together in a meaningful way that would offer important clues on the timing of Friday night’s attacks as well as the risk of future attacks?
The second question I wanted to answer was….