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Monthly Archives: June 2014

Soldiers are more loyal to their comrades and die for them…

Soldiers are more loyal to their comrades and die for them, than to their country. Academics are more loyal to their peers than to truth. Etc. via Soldiers are more loyal to their comrades and… – Nassim Nicholas Taleb.

Antifragility..connecting the dots

Antifragility..connecting the dots From another NNT fan.

The Golden Rule (do to others what you want them to do to you)…

Some clarity. The Golden Rule (do to others what you want them to do to you) is an invitation to interventionism, utopianism, and meddling into other people’s affairs, particularly poor nations, as represented by the the NGO clowns at TED conferences trying to “save the world”, and causing more harm with unseen side effects. Remember […]

People feel totally lost (& deep anxiety)…

People feel totally lost (& deep anxiety) finding out that someone they held for stupid is actually more intelligent than they are. via People feel totally lost (& deep anxiety)… – Nassim Nicholas Taleb.

God created the Principality of Monaco so…

God created the Principality of Monaco so extremely rich people can feel extreme envy. via God created the Principality of Monaco so… – Nassim Nicholas Taleb.