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@nntaleb Barack Hussain Obama: Created 10 Tr debt for ~11 m jobs Left us w/0000 more terrorists; he FUNDED AlQaeda. All talk. Permalink 6:43 PM – 27 Dec 2016

@nntaleb One of the 2 papers debunking measures of inequality   Permalink 2:52 PM – 27 Dec 2016

@nntaleb I just published “Inequality and Skin in the Game”   Permalink 1:11 PM – 27 Dec 2016

@nntaleb Here he is @GadSaad Permalink 12:09 PM – 27 Dec 2016

@nntaleb Lengthy deliberation; picked @GadSaad, Lebanese Jew, as representative of the looks of Jesus, well known Galilean.   Permalink 12:07 PM – 27 Dec 2016

@nntaleb .@PetarLalovic Commission is NOT SITG Permalink 9:54 AM – 27 Dec 2016

@nntaleb Never use “contrarian” for this as it indicates an undiscriminating bias ag. prevailing wisdom,not focus on mistakes   Permalink 7:01 AM – 27 Dec 2016

@nntaleb Inequality & #SkinintheGame, Ergodicity or why Trump’s financial difficulties helped election. Fixed Typos. Thanks! Permalink 6:48 AM – 27 Dec 2016

@nntaleb Inequality and #SkinintheGame, or why Trump’s financial difficulties helped election. For comments. Thanks! Permalink 6:33 AM – 27 Dec 2016

@nntaleb You mean there was a smear campaign agst Flynn because of his moral stand against AlQaeda by anonymous pple like you? @outsh1ned @GenFlynn Permalink 4:17 AM – 27 Dec 2016

@JSuchJ Wealthy is meaningless; use Unwealth: the difference, at any point in time, between what you have and what you would like to have (NNTaleb) Permalink 2:01 AM – 27 Dec 2016

@nntaleb The problem of the “opposition” is that Salafis always take over @CamilleOtrakji (Minority rule)   Permalink 7:12 PM – 26 Dec 2016

@nntaleb My motto is “Never give crap and never take crap”. Version of the Golden/Silver rules to treat others the way you want to be treated. #SITG Permalink 4:07 PM – 26 Dec 2016

@nntaleb This assumes I am offended. Permalink 3:19 PM – 26 Dec 2016

@nntaleb Whenever someone offends me, I try to push his soul so low that he remembers me forever.   Permalink 2:55 PM – 26 Dec 2016

@nntaleb I deleted a retweet bec. 1 of the 2 pictures was suspicious. Everyone here with self respect as a scholar or researcher shd do the same. Permalink 2:20 PM – 26 Dec 2016

@nntaleb .@BenDiFrancesco @SEmpiricus @MaxCRoser Pasquale and I are putting a chapter on fake empiricism under fat tails @DrCirillo Permalink 1:45 PM – 26 Dec 2016

@nntaleb This means (as we expected) that SaudiBarbaria ran out of funds to finance AlQaeda & other rebels.   Permalink 1:20 PM – 26 Dec 2016

@nntaleb BS   Permalink 1:04 PM – 26 Dec 2016

@nntaleb More precisely: every 1/10^-5 rise in crime lowers LE by .0065 of a STD (since STD ~10y). In other words, effect is *invisible* @MaxCRoser Permalink 11:35 AM – 26 Dec 2016

@nntaleb God Bless You, Michael Flynn @GenFlynn. Turned out that he paid for his opposition to Obama’s support for AlQaeda! Permalink 11:16 AM – 26 Dec 2016

@nntaleb Christmas in Aleppo: the will to live by a community Obama tried to eradicate. (Removed suspicious earlier pic) Permalink 10:47 AM – 26 Dec 2016

@financequant @nntaleb I have unilaterally established Saint Longinquus as the patron of the clueless #IYI. Permalink 10:36 AM – 26 Dec 2016

@nntaleb To be polite, Daniel Dennet is not a good person to consult abt what is and what is not science, rigor,& probabilistic inference @Pianomover Permalink 8:50 AM – 26 Dec 2016

@nntaleb Scientism is to science what a Ponzi scheme is to an investment. Permalink 7:33 AM – 26 Dec 2016

@nntaleb It is 6.5% of a year of LE, Permalink 6:09 AM – 26 Dec 2016

@nntaleb Why I spent 2 years reading 7 lines per month of legal books. Intro to #skininthegame Permalink 5:27 AM – 26 Dec 2016

@DeadLiftCapital when a moron tries to “explain” Trump’s election with psychobabble. Great fodder for a @nntaleb evisceration   Permalink 4:54 PM – 25 Dec 2016

@nntaleb My attempt at the solution. Permalink 12:35 PM – 25 Dec 2016

@nntaleb Mr AlHethail, do you think that because some lowIQ Wahhabi heaps primitive abuse on twitter, I will immediately duck,or convert?@AlhethailMs Permalink 11:42 AM – 25 Dec 2016

@nntaleb The Aleppo victims that the MSM doesn’t discuss. They are tenacious. Respect!   Permalink 11:38 AM – 25 Dec 2016

@nntaleb QUIZ DU JOUR: Compute the life expectancy lost between low (1 in 100K ) and high (20 in 100K). Will see through this   Permalink 8:51 AM – 25 Dec 2016

@nntaleb So publisher sending contract for technical book with @DrCirillo (pending subtitle). We need to start working. Permalink 8:43 AM – 25 Dec 2016

@nntaleb How to NEVER engage Salafascists or AlQaeda covert promoters, as they will try to label you so you get ostracized. Permalink 7:40 AM – 25 Dec 2016

@maxkeiser Christmas in Saudi Arabia? Permalink 7:05 AM – 25 Dec 2016

@nntaleb Bullshitter. Where Xtians were minority, there were frequent pogroms. Only Ottomans protected them. See Damascus 1860! @NasserIbnHamad Permalink 6:53 AM – 25 Dec 2016

@nntaleb Mr Hamad, you need to explain logically why being agst Salafascists is “racist”& “hatred” @NasserIbnHamad not random negative words from dic Permalink 6:32 AM – 25 Dec 2016

@nntaleb Mr Ibn Hamad you need to go to some civilized place to take a class in logic before tweeting further incoherence. @NasserIbnHamad Permalink 6:25 AM – 25 Dec 2016

@nntaleb Explain *rationally* what is “racist” in exposing Salafis, a religious sect that DISCRIMINATES agt “infidels” & kills them @NasserIbnHamad Permalink 6:20 AM – 25 Dec 2016

@nntaleb BS: Religious Sunnis are the ones who are biased against the rest of us “kafir”. Shiites sing Christmas carols in churches! @BIZRIOmar Permalink 6:08 AM – 25 Dec 2016

@nntaleb Added the heuristic that people who eat the same food in the Med look alike/have same body language.   Permalink 5:44 AM – 25 Dec 2016

@nntaleb Who are you BSing? He respects Issa of the Quran yet calls Christians “infidels” (kuffars) & bans you from exchanging greetings. @BIZRIOmar Permalink 5:17 AM – 25 Dec 2016

@nntaleb Thanks, blushing, but no compliment counts as much as those related to deadlifting/risk taking.   Permalink 7:07 PM – 24 Dec 2016

@nntaleb Series of instructions by Sunni authority banning Muslims in West from Xmas wishes/symbols. Why not keep them home?   Permalink 6:46 PM – 24 Dec 2016

@nntaleb I tend to block pple who post BS on twitter. @ArthurShuey @FriedrichHayek Permalink 6:12 PM – 24 Dec 2016

@nntaleb I just published “No, Jesus Was not a ‘NonWhite’ Refugee who Would Have Voted for ”   Permalink 3:11 PM – 24 Dec 2016

@michaelmitsakos Lebanese wine, the Incerto, and the impact of highly valuable gifts. Merry Christmas! @nntaleb Permalink 12:21 PM – 24 Dec 2016

@nntaleb Josephus (correction prev was not Ammianus Marc.) Permalink 8:07 AM – 24 Dec 2016

@nntaleb Julia Domna, Julia Maesa, Ealagabalus again (Homs) Permalink 7:41 AM – 24 Dec 2016

@nntaleb And Zeno, Posidonius, and Ammianus Marcellinus who were Syro-Phoenicians Permalink 7:24 AM – 24 Dec 2016

@nntaleb Here are: Lucian (Syrian), Philip the Arab (who was Syrian, not Arab), Elagabalus (Syrian). BBC=BS @karimbitar Permalink 7:08 AM – 24 Dec 2016

@nntaleb This is Septimus Severus who was W Semitic. Clearly these imbeciles on BBC don’t know nothing @karimbitar Permalink 7:03 AM – 24 Dec 2016

@nntaleb This is Caracalla, 100% “Semitic” blood, Father Phoenician mother Syrian from Homs. @karimbitar Permalink 6:47 AM – 24 Dec 2016

@nntaleb This is how Hannibal, of W. Semitic stock ~ Jews, 2 c before Jesus looked like @karimbitar (conf by contemp coins) Permalink 6:38 AM – 24 Dec 2016

@nntaleb Centrally, Jesus separated holy from profane.   @Mcgrooooots @karimbitar Permalink 6:24 AM – 24 Dec 2016

@nntaleb Jesus would not have voted for neocon hawks, Salafi regimes, rent seeking “educated” bureaucrats & state-worshipping IYIs @karimbitar Permalink 5:47 AM – 24 Dec 2016

@nntaleb This is total BS, mixed with Identity Politics Jews were Mediterraneans, looked like Southern Europeans.   Permalink 5:29 AM – 24 Dec 2016

@nntaleb I meant psycholophasters @JamesPsychol @AndrewPMunro Permalink 5:25 AM – 24 Dec 2016

@nntaleb The philosophasters “proved” that high IQ kids “succeed” by getting PhDs & tenure: a circular def of success. @JamesPsychol @AndrewPMunro Permalink 5:24 AM – 24 Dec 2016

@nntaleb It didn’t hit the IYI author that if success not “tied to IQ”, that this “IQ” is a wrong measure of intelligence.   Permalink 3:20 AM – 24 Dec 2016

@nntaleb Truths stated to come out of Aleppo. (Syrians speaking in front of camera mix Levantine w/Cl. Ar. Not the Lebanese).   Permalink 7:18 PM – 23 Dec 2016

@nntaleb 2) Mr Sezgin, in addition to refs & genetics, can’t tell diff betw Turks & Armenians, Kurds,W. Syrian, or Ionian Greeks by looks @MhmtEminS Permalink 2:10 PM – 23 Dec 2016

@nntaleb 1) Mr Sezgin, Cavalli-Sforza et al. The History and Geography of Human Genes. Do you have better ref? @MhmtEminS @ektrit @vicmandrake Permalink 2:08 PM – 23 Dec 2016

@MIG29_ Aleppo’s small Catholic minority are preparing the Saint Elias Cathedral for its first Christmas mass in five years By @AFP Permalink 1:55 PM – 23 Dec 2016

@nntaleb Mainstream Media @gpbfinance Permalink 10:19 AM – 23 Dec 2016

@nntaleb MSM are low IQ to argue ag US-Russian normalization on grounds Putin is”autocratic”. Because China, SaudiBarbaria… Permalink 10:16 AM – 23 Dec 2016

@nntaleb Copts/Maronites/Armenians bought into a theology because they didn’t want to be Greco-Romans; Iranians didn’t want to be Arabs. @mgpolitis Permalink 10:09 AM – 23 Dec 2016

@nntaleb Dear @KetchumPR, why did you stop smear campaign agst me/posting fakenews/mailing fake letters to NYU [on behalf of Monsanto] early in 2016? Permalink 8:58 AM – 23 Dec 2016

@nntaleb How dumb do policywonks (this guy & friends) have to be to miss that aphorism is abt Cincinnatus not abt love/hate?   Permalink 8:11 AM – 23 Dec 2016

@nntaleb In Ireland, it is ethnic. I suspect the Irish wd have switched to restoration if the English stayed Catholic. @vicmandrake Permalink 8:05 AM – 23 Dec 2016

@nntaleb Many don’t get schisms are ETHNIC: Alawi, Shiite vs Sunni; Coptic, Maronite, Armenian, Syriac vs Greek Orth. The theology is epiphenomenal. Permalink 8:01 AM – 23 Dec 2016

@nntaleb Hilarious: @rcallimachi google translates “Agency” as “port” & “News Agency” as “depth”   Permalink 6:41 AM – 23 Dec 2016

@nntaleb Shiites singing christmas carols in a Lebanese church   Permalink 6:31 AM – 23 Dec 2016

@nntaleb The rule applies to businesses with skin in the game problems. @jhackIV Permalink 4:55 AM – 23 Dec 2016

@republicofmath #FF for great mathematics @CutTheKnotMath   ” target=”_blank”>″> Permalink 3:44 AM – 23 Dec 2016

@clairlemon It’s almost like the @washingtonpost want us to believe this guy is the victim Permalink 1:23 AM – 23 Dec 2016

@BBassem7 The fact that Ken thinks Saudi is pressing for secular and free Syria is quite amusing   ” target=”_blank”>”> Permalink 5:17 PM – 22 Dec 2016

@nntaleb Squid ink Permalink 5:13 PM – 22 Dec 2016

@nntaleb I give my students in quant-risk class the option to deadlift …   Permalink 3:21 PM – 22 Dec 2016

@nntaleb The best researcher is the one who hates academia, the best politician the one who hates politics, best bureaucrat one who hates bureaucracy Permalink 1:55 PM – 22 Dec 2016

@BBassem7 I will be dedicating this thread to show you how most commentators on Syria have no clue what they are talking about. We start with @KenRoth Permalink 8:23 AM – 22 Dec 2016

@nntaleb Remember! Terrorist is of same broad Salafi as: AlQaeda aided in Syria by Obama, UK, & MSM SaudiBarbaria Kapish?   Permalink 5:47 AM – 22 Dec 2016

@nntaleb Linda problem means here that the statement doesn’t reveal TheDonald’s preferences rather the distribution of facial hair in population. Permalink 4:44 AM – 22 Dec 2016

@JamesMarsh79 Trump needs to get rates back to 3% and fire every PHD economist on the fed Permalink 7:29 PM – 21 Dec 2016

@nntaleb The answer is 5- Information Theory Permalink 7:19 PM – 21 Dec 2016

@nntaleb In other words,if among pple Trump likes, there aren’t that many pple w/facial hair, it’s because there aren’t many w/facial hair in biz/gov Permalink 7:11 PM – 21 Dec 2016

@nntaleb Reminder: I block journos who use my handle/clutter my feed @thebamoor @mbaram @_SidVerma @TheStalwart @MarcHochstein @ejenk @MazMHussain Permalink 6:45 PM – 21 Dec 2016

@nntaleb Bingo! Information Theoretic view of things. Permalink 6:33 PM – 21 Dec 2016

@nntaleb This idiot just fell for the Linda Problem. There are not many people in biz & gov with a mustache/beard.   Permalink 5:40 PM – 21 Dec 2016

@nntaleb INCERTO 1- FBR Noise/Signal 2- TBS Tail events 3- Procrustes – Aphorisms 4- Antifragile – Convexity/Asymmetry 4b- Skin in the Game 5- Guess Permalink 4:28 PM – 21 Dec 2016

@nntaleb Random   Permalink 4:25 PM – 21 Dec 2016

@nntaleb The great Arthur De Vany is back; discusses the mechanism of robustness, fragility & aging.   via @YouTube Permalink 1:17 PM – 21 Dec 2016

@nntaleb Isn’t the other side also abt dictatorship? @andresbejar3 Permalink 1:12 PM – 21 Dec 2016

@nntaleb Imbecile, go give your unsollicited advice to someone else. @VernonGlobal Permalink 10:12 AM – 21 Dec 2016

@nntaleb You cannot hide some facts for too long. Syria, Aleppo: why did the MSM support Al Qaeda side of the story?   Permalink 10:09 AM – 21 Dec 2016

@Tubbyturkey Christmas presents for my credit team @nntaleb Permalink 9:36 AM – 21 Dec 2016

@nntaleb That was before deadlifts. Today I would have broken the table. Permalink 9:26 AM – 21 Dec 2016

@nntaleb How I exploded at economists & Rogoff in 2008   Permalink 9:17 AM – 21 Dec 2016

@NIRPUmbrella WATCH: #wednesdaywisdom – @nntaleb He even takes a jab at the #IYI @krogoff to boot. “Tie wearing Harvard economist.” Permalink 8:13 AM – 21 Dec 2016

@nntaleb Was taught that heuristic 33 ago by FatTonies. “Never hire a well dressed option trader”, DH 1996 #LindyEffect   Permalink 6:54 AM – 21 Dec 2016

@nntaleb Statistics is NOT counting past events; sample mean != true mean. That applies even more to terrorism. @DrCirillo @TedGnuchev Permalink 6:47 AM – 21 Dec 2016

@ynotez @random_walker I think @nntaleb would agree with you :) Permalink 6:30 AM – 21 Dec 2016

@dannyhakim “The Syngenta statement is not correct.” A look at an agchem company’s reinterpretation of a damaging study.   Permalink 4:25 AM – 21 Dec 2016

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