This is exactly right. Tock was reckless and careless with the most important aspect of a venture such as OceanGate: safety. It is a terrible tragedy for all involved, of course. But for the passengers — who were counting on the vehicle to have been as safe as possible — this is a loss of life that was preventable, had the attitude toward safety been less cavalier.

Steven Schwartz p’15
Glen Cove, N.Y.