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Nassim Taleb Educates a Quant

Now you all know I’m a Taleb super-fan, but this video is excellent and hilarious. It’s not going to mean much to the general public, but to those of us following the argument it’s genius. Would love to watch NNT’s face as he saw it for the first time. I like to think that he’d get a few laughs out of it as well, but who knows?

PBS Video Taleb & Roubini Examine Potential for Longer Recession

NASSIM TALEB: The governments have transformed private debt into public debt. Now, that’s not something very commendable, because your grandchildren — and I know you have grandchildren — your grandchildren and their children will bear the price. This is immoral.