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Interviews with Russ Roberts @ EconTalk and Ralph Nader Radio Hour

Nassim Nicholas Taleb on Rationality, Risk, and Skin in the Game EconTalk Episode with Nassim Nicholas Taleb Hosted by Russ Roberts Nassim Nicholas Taleb, author of Skin in the Game, talks with EconTalk host Russ Roberts about the ideas in the book. This is the third episode of EconTalk with Taleb related to the general […]

Ralph Nader, Skin In The Game, Getting Caught, Is The Pope Atheist, Flaneur, Russia Bombs

https://twitter.com/nntaleb/status/650648551182217216 Someone who regrets doing something wrong *after* being caught is mostly regretting having been caught. — NassimNicholasTaleb (@nntaleb) October 4, 2015 Is the pope atheist? https://t.co/p38h1uKA8L — NassimNicholasTaleb (@nntaleb) October 5, 2015 Could we end up with some anti-nonindependent Trump-Sanders alliance? @DavidBCollum — NassimNicholasTaleb (@nntaleb) October 6, 2015 Now the NYT has caught on the […]

GMO Propagandists, Scotland GMOs, Aramaic-Syriac, Salafi Fundamentalism, Ralph Nader | Twitter @nntaleb

How to engage Monsanto shills, version 2. pic.twitter.com/iHaffAKHst — NassimNicholasTaleb (@nntaleb) August 9, 2015 Scotland invoking the Precautionary Principle for GMOs. Our paper http://t.co/SgJs2F2hfN http://t.co/f5DOYyUoSO — NassimNicholasTaleb (@nntaleb) August 9, 2015 Finally, after summer school, can communicate in the language of Christ (Aramaic-Syriac). Now back to probability. pic.twitter.com/yB1TATsA0l — NassimNicholasTaleb (@nntaleb) August 7, 2015 The end of […]

Having “Skin in the Game” | The Nader PageThe Nader Page

This is what Taleb means when he says this type of “heads I win, tails you lose” privilege is possessed by executives. He adds that “this system is called ‘incentive-based’ and supposed to correspond to capitalism. Supposedly managers’ interests are aligned with those of the shareholders. What incentive? There is upside and no downside, no […]

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HatTip to Dave Lull.
Taleb
says that Ronald Reagan started it.
“This
is why I get along with Ralph Nader,” Taleb says. “Nader was the
first to say that the difference between Republicans and Democrats is cosmetic.”