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Bush/Saudis, BofE Seminar, Wolfram, Penrose, Scientism, Koura, Olive Oil | Twitter

@nntaleb When will Donaldo @realDonaldTrump discuss Classified links betw Bush dynasty & the Saudis (indirectly) behind 9/11? https://twitter.com/maxkeiser/status/699353190882537473   Permalink 2:05 PM – 15 Feb 2016

@nntaleb PDF of slides (temporary) of my BofE Seminar
http://www.bankofengland.co.uk/research/Pages/seminars/180216.aspx   Permalink 1:56 PM – 15 Feb 2016

@nntaleb One should wait 10 y before reviewing a book. Just started appreciating
1) New Kind of Science (Wolfram)
2) The Road to Reality (Penrose) Permalink 1:20 PM – 15 Feb 2016

@nntaleb Being openly “pro-scientism” is equivalent of being openly “pro-charlatanism”. @RupertRead Permalink 7:09 AM – 15 Feb 2016

@nntaleb The summary of talk on Fragility at B of E
https://twitter.com/bankofengland/status/699193965795373058   pic.twitter.com/WbR4w48VRU Permalink 5:20 AM – 15 Feb 2016

@nntaleb In Lebanon, the Koura district (χωριά) (my home) produces olive oil, but the high quality is NEVER sold commercially. @ntbay @StopponiMario Permalink 3:55 AM – 15 Feb 2016

@nntaleb Happy that both Bernie Sanders & Donaldo @realDonaldTrump find absurd interventionist policy/support for Saudi Barbaria& rebels in Syria. Permalink 3:30 AM – 15 Feb 2016

@nntaleb LEcture will be webcast here

Religion, Pasquale Cirillo, Costco, Olive Oil, Narcissism, Gene Editing, Clintons

@wcsoto “Religion isn’t so much about telling man that there is one God as about preventing man from thinking that he is God.”
N. N. Taleb
@nntaleb Permalink 8:44 AM – 13 May 2015

@nntaleb 2nd accepted paper this year w/Cirillo.
We need a paper on statistical properties of squid ink to have a good y. https://twitter.com/DrCirillo/status/697796849713967104   Permalink 7:04 AM – 11 Feb 2016

@nntaleb The problem with mental clarity is that you need to have mental clarity to understand what it means. Permalink 6:56 AM – 11 Feb 2016

@nntaleb Costco buys it in Italy @ArrogantMonkey Permalink 6:19 AM – 11 Feb 2016

@nntaleb Any olive oil expert in the room? Great to see that Costco, a large corp, doesn’t cheat.
https://c1.oliveoiltim.es/library/ucd-2010-report.pdf   pic.twitter.com/UMKDaPhlGr Permalink 6:00 AM – 11 Feb 2016

@nntaleb My understanding of narcissist is that they think they are the center of the world/others are objects, bt they DON’T show it like sociopaths Permalink 11:56 AM – 10 Feb 2016

@yaneerbaryam Top U.S. Intelligence Official Calls Gene Editing a WMD Threat https://www.technologyreview.com/s/600774/top-us-intelligence-official-calls-gene-editing-a-wmd-threat/#.VruTWntnw5w.twitter   Permalink 11:45 AM – 10 Feb 2016

@nntaleb Answering questions on gamblers ruin (technical) pic.twitter.com/sSRhV2c25J Permalink 11:42 AM – 10 Feb 2016

@nntaleb My understanding of narcissists is here: they don’t have empathy. pic.twitter.com/8HSuoFuzvP Permalink 10:56 AM – 10 Feb 2016

@nntaleb A narcissist tries to please pple to manipulate them,treats them like tools. Not the case w/The Donaldo @realDonaldTrump More like B.Clinton Permalink 10:51 AM – 10 Feb 2016

@bankofengland Nassim Taleb’s One Bank Flagship Seminar will be webcast live here http://goo.gl/XVRLiU   on 18 February at 16:15 hrs GMT #BoETaleb Permalink 8:48 AM – 10 Feb 2016

@nntaleb Additional reason I am more impressed by erudition than “intelligence”: to have erudition requires NOT reading the newspapers (#vianegativa) Permalink 8:07 AM – 10 Feb 2016

@nntaleb Hillary Monsanto-Malmaison used the State Department to promote Monsanto overseas/lobby against GMO-skeptics while Bill was paid by them. Permalink 7:56 AM – 10 Feb 2016

@nntaleb It hit me from the origin of the term halal that morality has minority dynamics
http://www.fooledbyrandomness.com/minority.pdf   pic.twitter.com/JMuRpmXiET Permalink 7:42 AM – 10 Feb 2016

@nntaleb In past Jesuist priests had monstrous erudition & practical sense; there was a huge demand by industry for few who left orders @JasonSCFung Permalink 6:51 AM – 10 Feb 2016

@nntaleb Clintons: As becoming a Jesuit priest to build a CV to get job w/~Goldman Sachs is unethical, so is using public office to get rich later. Permalink 6:43 AM – 10 Feb 2016

@nntaleb The Clintons managed to convince many, many people that they were not sumbags… but it is eventually like keeping a balloon under water. Permalink 5:27 AM – 10 Feb 2016