Every human being, including me, inclines to self-serving bias. But I was genuinely taken aback by Raphael Franck's attempt to resolve our French terrorism bet in his own favor. Why?1. Franck counts the 150 fatalities on Germanwings Flight 9525 as terrorism, even though virtually no one else does. When I challenged this determination, his response was: "The crash of the German flight was cheered upon by radical Islamists. So I guess they viewed it as a success for their cause." But radical Islamists presumably cheer every tragic event in the West, so why not count death itself as "terrorism"?2. Franck counts virtually all people killed by French police as "rioters." Wikipedia lists 50 people killed by
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