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Monthly Archives: August 2015

Lindy Effect, GMOs, Shills, Solar Energy, Pope Francis |Twitter @nntaleb

NNT has been VERY busy on Twitter lately. This is just a sampling from the last few days. Usually but not always, I select Tweets that include links to additional information. https://twitter.com/nntaleb/status/631789212686094336 https://twitter.com/benhayesnyc/status/631547333973516288 https://twitter.com/nntaleb/status/631475970847940608 https://twitter.com/nntaleb/status/631469357667893248 https://twitter.com/nntaleb/status/631226823326633984 https://twitter.com/nntaleb/status/630857997359648769 https://twitter.com/nntaleb/status/630767097023471616 https://twitter.com/nntaleb/status/630758660751421440 https://twitter.com/nntaleb/status/630748570228908032 https://twitter.com/nntaleb/status/630380237533151232 ANSWER: Every loss of crop raises total ruin 100 fold. Halving crops raises total […]

Sorry to distract you with this [removable] post. But watch the smear campaign against me in response to the PP paper by Monsanto and incompetent Ketchum copywriter: It did not hit them that I AM a cancer survivor, and changed “despise those who boast” to despise cancer survivors”. Also look at the fake student evaluations… […]

Nassim Nicholas Taleb: How to Live in a World we Don’t Understand (2013)

I think I missed posting this previously. And if you’re an audio person, here’s a somewhat optimized mp3. http://blackswanreport.com/media/Nassim-Nicholas-Taleb-How-to-Live-in-a-World-we-Dont-Understand.mp3  

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

https://twitter.com/nntaleb/status/630362989477109760 https://twitter.com/nntaleb/status/630442122466971648 https://twitter.com/nntaleb/status/629753648411754496 https://twitter.com/nntaleb/status/629964277802270720 https://twitter.com/nntaleb/status/629762524842446849 https://twitter.com/nntaleb/status/627857324439392256 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 arxiv.org/abs/1410…. theguardian.com/env… — 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 — […]

NO WORSHIP WITHOUT SACRIFICE (Skin in the Game)

NO WORSHIP WITHOUT SACRIFICE (Skin in the Game) This is a picture of a church altar in Maaloula (St Sergius/Mar Sarkis) I saw a few decades ago, with a striking feature: it has a drain for blood. This altar came from a reconverted pagan temple used by early Christians. Pre Nicea (4th C) Christians recycled […]