And it really doesn’t matter if we’re under our desks with our hands over our heads or not, does it? No, said Mrs. Baker. It doesn’t really matter. So, why are we practicing? She thought for a minute. Because it gives comfort, she said. People like to think that if they’re prepared then nothing bad can really happen. And perhaps we practice because we feel as if there’s nothing else we can do because sometimes it feels as if life is governed by the slings and arrows of outrageous fortune.