10 “Other” Things Nassim Taleb Can Teach Us

And now, right back to it. A bullshit piece was published on Tuesday over at the Mises Institute called “What
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4 comments on “10 “Other” Things Nassim Taleb Can Teach Us

  1. Money on Rippetoe every time on form

  2. Thanks for the write-up. I was one of the people who saw the original article and didn’t know any better. What are your thoughts on this whole “Mises Institute” thing? Reading some of their articles makes me wonder if they’re idiot savants or just idiots.

  3. I’ve always felt that way about Taleb. So glad I’m not alone.

  4. Winston

    Rather than attacking the validity of his claims:

    Economics is lost, mired in a quicksand of predictive models that fail to predict and macro-analysis that fails to analyze.
    Democratic politics is lost, ruined by bad actors with perverse incentives to burn capital rather than accumulate it.
    And academia is lost, still stuck in a centuries-old model run by hopelessly sheltered PhDs.

    you assassinate his character. Gee, I’m convinced. No need to disprove each of those points, points which are validated by so many examples.

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