If you hear advice from a grandmother or elders, odds are that it works 90 percent of the time. On the other hand [...] if you read anything by psychologists and behavioral scientists, odds are that it works at less than 10 percent, unless it is has also been covered by the grandmother and the classics, in which case why would you need a psychologist?

Nassim Nicholas Taleb

Nassim Nicholas Taleb

Lebanese-American essayist, scholar and statistician

1960 —

Skin in the Game


Time of publication: April 4, 2019

Length: 353 characters

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