Tag Archives: Nassim Nicholas Taleb

Doom And Gloom.

My fellow 2 on 1 Friday blogger Shackman has suggested that we revisit this topic after a little over six years! It was nice going back to see the original post that I had written just as it was to … Continue reading

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Neither Seek Nor Avoid, Take What Comes.

The title is a quote from the collected works of Swami Vivekananda. My choice for the topic for this week’s 2 on 1 post came about inspired by the following comment by my fellow 2 on 1 blogger Shackman on … Continue reading

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Commitment. 2 on 1 #3

“By all means, marry. If you get a good wife, you’ll become happy; if you get a bad one,¬†you’ll become a philosopher.” ~ Socrates When my late wife and I decided to get married to each other, her friends and … Continue reading

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But.

“The first one who uses ‘but’ has lost the argument” ~ Nassim Nicholas Taleb Now there is a great thought. A complete Black Swan as it were! Till I came across that statement from that maverick, it had not occurred … Continue reading

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