Required Reading: The Intellectual Yet Idiot by Nassim Nicholas Taleb

Thanks for posting this, Gerard! I didn't write down the recommendations from Newt's speech the other night.

Posted by AbigailAdams at December 18, 2016 10:35 AM

"...those who want to “nudge” us into some behavior — much of what they would classify as “rational” or “irrational”..."


Lead by example, asswipe.

Posted by ghostsniper at December 18, 2016 2:18 PM

Death to ASSWIPES!

Posted by Jewel at December 18, 2016 2:35 PM

Gem of an article, Jewel.

Thankfully, the IYI's flatus-inflated ego combined with his constipated cortex results in an obvious 'dungkopf.'

Posted by Howard Nelson at December 18, 2016 4:29 PM

Great article, thanks.
bookmarked for future reference.

Posted by foodog at December 18, 2016 8:18 PM

A very, very good read is The Black Swan by Nassim Nicholas Taleb.

Posted by Terry at December 19, 2016 8:15 AM