Nassim Nicholas Taleb Quotes

Don’t ever ask a barber if you need a haircut.

 
Context
The general principle applies to politicians consulting various experts in different ways.
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Nassim Nicholas Taleb, Mathematician & Risk Analyst, Quoted on Al Jazeera, AJ Stream, January 4, 2013

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Nassim Nicholas Taleb
Nassim Nicholas Taleb
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  • Nationality: Lebanese, American
  • Profession: Scientist

Nassim Nicholas Taleb is a Lebanese–American essayist, scholar, statistician, and former trader and risk analyst, whose work focuses on problems of randomness, probability, and uncertainty. His 2007 book The Black Swan has been described by The Sunday Times as one of the twelve most influential books since World War II.

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