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25 Liberalism cannot deal with interests if it does not manage the interplay of security and freedom, limiting exposure to danger. Freedom in liberalism is not real freedom, but a produced ‘good,’ constantly manufactured. 27 Ignoring the warning, many scholars have discussed the rise of risk precisely through the identification of distinct historical phases. 31 In Ewald, risks appear sometimes ‘real,’ sometimes constructed. ‘Nothing is a risk in itself,’ he wrote in a much quoted sentence, ‘there is no risk in reality.
50 In this sense, although Louise Amoore and Mareike de Goede, identify the terrorist attacks on 9/11 as a paradigm shift, even in this scholarship the primary shift goes back to the end of the Cold War and to the establishment of a condition of permanent danger and permanent anxiety identified by Massumi. 52 The initial failure of imagination – later recognised by the 9/11 Commission as ‘a mind-set that dismissed possibilities’53 – spurred an overreaction. 55 The premediation of possible or even imaginary scary future scenarios enables repressive and preventive actions in the present both at home and abroad.