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Cowen, Thaler, Deadlift, SaudiBarbaria, “think tanks”, Salafism | Twitter

@nntaleb 3825 years later, economists haven’t yet figured out what Babylonians did: debt has systemic effects (hence on others), self-harm doesn’t.https://twitter.com/tylercowen/status/826613009132969984   Permalink 3:14 PM – 2 Feb 2017 @jnyangena Something @nntaleb has been saying for years nowhttps://twitter.com/BrentBeshore/status/827237359074684928   Permalink 1:17 PM – 2 Feb 2017 @nntaleb Do IYI economists & social “scientists” realize they […]

Syria, Shias, Monsanto, Putin, Obama, Arab Bullshit, Thaler |Twitter

@nntaleb 2/ Sharmine Narwani @snarwani has done some work on Syria. Hama casualties <5% of what was reported. More soonhttps://mideastshuffle.com/2013/02/22/the-dirty-numbers-game-in-syria/   Permalink 1:58 PM – 22 Nov 2016 @RiskMinds Watch @nntaleb live on 7th Dec for FREE! “Your grandmother’s intuitions abt #tailrisk is right”. Register here http://spr.ly/60118GLAV   ” target=”_blank”>http://pic.twitter.com/mGPrXkjgda”>  pic.twitter.com/mGPrXkjgda Permalink 12:00 PM – […]

The Irrationality of Irrationality: The Paradox of Popular Psychology | Guest Blog, Scientific American Blog Network

Only this bit of NNT, but lots of Khaneman, Tversky, Thaler etc. as well, in this excellent article. It’s natural for us to reduce the complexity of our rationality into convenient bite-sized ideas. As the trader turned epistemologist Nassim Taleb says: “We humans, facing limits of knowledge, and things we do not observe, the unseen […]