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Rank beliefs not according to their plausibility but by the harm they may cause.




Nassim Nicholas Taleb, Mathematician & Risk Analyst, The Black Swan: The Impact of the Highly Improbable, 2007

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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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