A USEFUL RISK.
Safety is an obvious value. And if one is exposed to danger, it is by choice, going to the peaks or flying a hang glider, not by external threats, right? But there is a hypothesis that we need them... to survive.
Complete and permanent security can lead a community not to prosperity, but to a tragic finale. (American ethologist John Calhoun)
He created a heavenly environment for the mouse population: unlimited food and drink, no predators or disease, ample room for reproduction. After a few generations, they lost interest in life and became extinct. We are not mice, of course, but we also have a lot to think about.
"Escape from stress and overcoming is the 'first death,' the death of the spirit, followed inevitably by the second, the death of the physical body. Risk is always stressful, but also an opportunity to do something innovative."
The only question is how we approach it: with fear or with a willingness to respond to the challenge.