When you hold a knife, you’re about as safe as if the closest human to you held it. Maybe that human is a not only a sociopath, but a psychopath. Who knows what they’d do with a knife. They might stab you with it. But what are the odds? What are the odds of you falling and stabbing your eye out? Perhaps one of ten? Well, according to the law of infinite possibilities, it Can happen.
In conclusion, we learn that it would be most quixotic if a knife were to be secluded somewhere centered between you and the next person.