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Charlatans, Imbeciles, Bankers, Economists, Propagandists, Forum Astana | Twitter

@nntaleb Centrally, justice is about starting with the crime, then finding culprits, rather than starting with the person then finding the crime.https://twitter.com/AlanDersh/status/879394382285332480   Permalink 10:56 AM – 26 Jun 2017 @nntaleb Mathematical scratchnotes for Skin in the Game. pic.twitter.com/Qi8PiJMLMo Permalink 9:17 AM – 26 Jun 2017 @nntaleb Economists… talking abt charlatans who “sell a service […]

Economists, Fake News, Turkish Lira, IQ, MY Planet, Kapish, Grandmothers, Neo-Stalinism, Umberto Eco’s Library | Twitter

@nntaleb Terms for the heinous s.a. “Nazi”,”racist”,”Hitler” get debased/corrupted over time,similar to the historical debasement of coins/currencies Permalink 12:35 PM – 13 Mar 2017 @nntaleb Added paragraph on how in Mediterranean news circulates through gatherings: mostly funerals.https://medium.com/incerto/the-facts-are-true-the-news-is-fake-5bf98104cea2#.k66ii4azv   Permalink 7:56 AM – 13 Mar 2017 @nntaleb I will from now on call economists “the wrongest […]

BBC News: Tuesday 14th December With Nassim Taleb

Links to BBC radio interview with NNT. HatTip to Dave Lull.
The intellectual guru Nassim Taleb has published
a collection of philosophical aphorisms.

Dr Nassim Nicholas Taleb

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Nassim Taleb: Don’t Listen to Geithner or Krugman – Nicole Allan – Business – The Atlantic

Taleb took issue with Krugman’s support of deficit spending. “This transformation of private debt, with all the moral hazard it entails, into public debt is, number one, from a risk standpoint, bad,” he said. “And from an ethical standpoint, I find it …