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This is Previous-Essay <== This-Essay ==> Following-Essay Click HERE on this line to find essays via Your-Key-Words. {Most frequent wordstarts of each essay will be put here.} ========================================================== %INSURANCE COMPANIES RISK MANAGEMENT LANGUAGE WORDS+030108 %ACCIDENT PROPERTY DAMAGE THEFT TORNADO HAIL DEATH+030108 %TRAVEL COMMUNICATION RIGHTS MEETINGS RELIGION SEX+030108 %DISEASE ALIENATION ASSOCIATION PRIVACY BENEFITS+030108 %PREMIUMS WHO PAYS CLAIMS ADJUSTOR COVERAGE LOSSES+030108 %JUSTICE RICH POOR POWER AUTHORITY DOMINATE TRUSTS 030108 The practices, traditions and business of INSURANCE provide a LANGUAGE with which to clarify the ISSUES of RISK-MANAGEMENT in realms where we have not traditionally thought of preparation and recovery efforts in THE-TERMS of INSURANCE. 1. What kind of risk are we dealing with? Auto-accident-damage Property-damage Auto-accident-injury Fire, Flood, Theft Auto-theft Tornado, Hail Health, Death Reputation, Honor Embarrassment Earnings-opportunity Educational-opportunity Insurability Travel Right-of-return Communication-rights Meetings-rights Freedom-of-beliefs Religious-freedoms Rights-of-association Privacy-rights/risks Friendship-rights/risks Intimacy-risks Beliefs-convictions World-views Paradigms Communal-unity Good-will Civility-Hospitality Honesty Cooperation Personal-integrities Communal-integrities 2. Who gets to define risks/benefits in contracts, in anticipation of "events"? What will be the "coverage" for various kinds of "events"? 3. Who gets to settle "event" claims after-the-fact? Who will be the claims-adjustors? 4. Who pays ahead-of-time for risk-management? What is the schedule of premiums? Who loses traditional freedoms and rights to achieve risk- management for the members of the community? Who is to be "in" the community that benefits, who is to be "out" of the community that benefits? 5. Who pays after-the-fact for risk-management? Who pays in money, assets, rights, freedoms, opportunities, when "events" have occurred? 6. In what terms will justice be defined and adjudicated? What individuals will benefit? At what cost to vulnerable people who had no say in setting up the risk-management system? 7. What kinds of integrities will the risk- management-system protect? What kinds of integrities will the risk-management-system not protect? Why? Who decides and for what reasons. Askin such questions may help us to uncover risky patterns of behavior which DO NOT merit our respect, honor or support. (c) 2005 by Paul A. Smith in (On Being Yourself, Whole and Healthy) ==========================================================