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Intelligence , Charlatans, IQ, Meditation, HYPERTENSION, Lindy, NYT, globalist/localist, Macron, Micron | Twitter

@nntaleb 19- A general problem w/social “scientists” & IQ idiots: they can intuit the very terms they are using. Verbalism; they have a skin-deep statistical education & can’t translate something as trivial as “correlation” or “explained variance” into meaning, esp. under nonlinearities. Permalink 6:19 AM – 25 Dec 2018 @normonics It is clearly a […]

Lindy, Globalism, Nikki Haley, Stiglitz, Pinker, Bitcoin, Futures, Daou, COVFEFE, Olives – Twitter

Announcement by my Calabrez teachers: Antonio’s is open on Sunday Dec 24.Traduzione: Antonio’s abarberia aperto Domeni(c)ga diciembre 24. — Nassim Nicholas Taleb (@nntaleb) December 11, 2017 @Spfannenschmidt Nassim Taleb eyeing an IYI @nntaleb   Permalink 3:36 PM – 15 Dec 2017 @nntaleb Minority rule in action!   Permalink 3:27 PM – 15 Dec 2017 […]

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@CCavafy We the Alexandrians, the Antiochians, the Selefkians, the countless other Greeks of Egypt & Syria, & those in Media, Persia, & all the rest. Permalink 5:23 PM – 19 Feb 2017 @nntaleb The smell of mathematical inequality on Sunday evening. @CutTheKnotMath Permalink 5:05 PM – 19 Feb 2017 @nntaleb Other elementary thing *Former […]

RATIONALITY IS SURVIVAL: Why belief in Santa Claus can be more rational than disbelief

RATIONALITY IS SURVIVAL: Why belief in Santa Claus can be more rational than disbelief; why we never know what is a priori rational. — Consider religious dietary laws. They may seem irrational to an observer who sees purpose in things and defines rationality in terms of what he can explain. Actually they will most certainly […]