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“Black Swan” Godfather Freaks Out (Again) After Being Reminded (Again) That His Ideas Are Being Exploited

When (black) swans cry...

Behold!

This is what happens when you, in order….

  1. are a genius
  2. have a good idea
  3. turn your good idea into a series of bestselling books
  4. watch as your good idea is hijacked by crazy people and used to justify an unscrupulous agenda
  5. have to spend the rest of your life defending your idea by maligning all the people who point out that your idea was hijacked by lunatics

 

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Taleb

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Well that’s fine, because a lot of us will “NEVER” buy another one of your books – no matter how much we might like your theories.

Oh, and here, in one cartoon, is the problem with Taleb’s silly logic:

Plane

 

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1 comment on ““Black Swan” Godfather Freaks Out (Again) After Being Reminded (Again) That His Ideas Are Being Exploited

  1. Curt Tyner%

    Well done.

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