Nassim Taleb spreading more BS about intelligence research

For reasons that are unknown to me, Taleb is still highly regarded by the ‘right’ despite being more anti-HBD than even the SJW-left. OK, OK, I will say it publicly. I viscerally don't like S. Pinker, but I will take every RISK to help him…

The Economic Calm

Lately there have been a lot of ‘weird’ posts on this blog – stuff about IQ, signaling, and intellectualism, and the like. If you go to the archives, back in 2011-2013, not once did I mention IQ (maybe one time in 2013 I think) and…

Defending ‘Theory’ and Rationalism

Some background to understand how the "rationalists" a la Dawkins have a nonscientific view of humans. pic.twitter.com/B4qACpgqgs — NassimNicholasTaleb (@nntaleb) February 4, 2016 Lib Nicholas Nassim Taleb takes another shot at Dawkins. As for the passage itself, there’s room for both theory and empiricism, as…

Four Years Later, Taleb Still Holding Grudge Against Pinker

Grumpy, anti-HBD liberal Nicholas Nassim Taleb is still holding a grudge against Steven Pinker and Richard Dawkins – four years later! – after getting his butt handed to him in the ‘IQ wars’. Anyone who thinks @Dawkins or @sapinker are enlightening should NEVER read my…

Taleb Loses Debate, Blames His Opponent

Nassim Taleb Debated Larry Summers Last Week, And He Is NOT Happy With How Summers Behaved derr risks..derr risks..derr didn’t know derr risk..derrr..derrr ROFL cry me a river. Did the liberal Nicolas Nassim Taleb lose his temper once again, in addition to his debate with…

Nicholas Nassim Taleb Wrong Again, Loses Temper

http://noahpinionblog.blogspot.com/2014/01/of-brains-and-balls-nassim-talebs-macro.html What does Nicholas Nassim Taleb and Paul Krugman have in common? A tendency to make a lot of wrong predictions and not own up to them. Second, a tendency to sanctimoniously blame certain people like the 1%, bankers, high frequency traders, congress, Wall St.,…