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Nassim Taleb

I don’t want this blog to become just an account of whatever strikes my fancy from day to day, but I have to risk that for Nassim Taleb. His new book is called The Bed of Procrustes: Philosophical and Practical … Continue reading

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Society is Abstract

Our lives are ruled by abstractions, and they are almost always evil and oppressive. Nation, gender, race, “identity,” profession, whatever role one plays on a daily basis—all abstractions, with no reality outside of our beliefs. And the strongest and most … Continue reading

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