Taleb, Black Swan

Reading Notes /

Taleb, Nassim Nicholas, The Black Swan: The Impact of the Highly Improbable, 2011
“Living on our planet, today, requires a lot more imagination than we are made to have. We lack imagination and repress it in others.”
Good ideas, petulantly expressed
trace of authorsmanship in his contempt for Witgenstein, how can he then turn and genuflect to Umberto Eco?

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Seems to me that some modicum of honesty is requisite to intelligence. If we look in the mirror and see not kleptocrats but Christians, we’re still in the same old trouble.
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