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As technology increases, misunderstanding of ruin by a very small number of people is sufficient to guarantee ruin

As technology increases, misunderstanding of ruin by a very small number of people is sufficient to guarantee ruin https://t.co/QgXfgn8Cqm — Nassim NicholنTaleb (@nntaleb) July 18, 2015 Greece: Neither those who made the decision to borrow nor those who made the decision to lend had skin in the game. "Other people' money". — Nassim NicholنTaleb (@nntaleb) […]

GREECE, GREXIT, and “EUROPE”

GREECE, GREXIT, and “EUROPE” as an unnatural proto-Nazi “Aryan” construction, or why putting Teutons and Greeks together isn’t the smartest (and most stable) idea. Nor is it natural. The least *unnatural* union for Greece is some sort of *loose* Mediterranean League of City States (and another minor Balkan connection). But again, it would need to […]

Taleb CNBC – If the butcher is a failed auction, watch out!

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y9XrP_QWS-M]   NNT on CNBC May 12, 2010

Nassim Taleb, on why massive spending is sparking fears of a greater financial crisis.

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GXTCq-bS-8U]   FoxBusinessNetwork — May 14, 2010 — Nassim Taleb, author of The Black Swan, on why massive spending is sparking fears of a greater financial crisis.