Nassim Nicholas Taleb – What is a “Black Swan?”

Recent events made me think of Taleb’s Black Swan Theory. Events of low predictability and big impact. Retrospective distortion : ‘events prospectively unpredictable retrospectively predictable’…The question is : how didn’t we see that coming? Food for thought…Freud also wrote ‘The Future of an Illusion’ commenting on our illusion of us understanding the world…

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