I listen to it, I study it, so much to grasp but I believe that its one of those books that opens up more and more each time that I will listen to it.
Its a departure from your normal manifest destiny approach and tells us that we live in an unstable world filled with uncertainty.
I enjoyed the narrative excellent job as it fit well to the book.
Aliens, impossible! Ok maybe not but there are Black Swans
I'm already on to his next book "Fooled by Randomness".
Recommended reading, really interesting and well argument rebel yell against currently taken for granted ways of thinking.
Arrogant and insulting to the point of laughter. Highly rhetoric.
A good read if you're patient and tolerant and open to questioning paradigms
The books is an in-depth treatise of how we (do not) use our mental faculties to model uncertainties of this world. What the book presents is a way of thinking and one may need to listen to the book repeatedly to avoid the pitfalls of thinking that we so often make evening without knowing.
David is an excellent narrator for reading this book. It is his style that matches with the tone (which is a little arrogant but in a good way) of the author of the book.
OK, not to be overly harsh here, but this book is the prototypical "blinding flash of the obvious". Underwhelming. I very rarely negatively rate my Audible books (because it was me who bought them in the first place!) On this one, I'll just say...I should have listened to the preview before I hit the "purchase" key!
people making decisions
pursuing a career of any kind
do away with the slavery taught to us by the news and certain academics!
The best cases yet for skepticism of the "intelligentsia" and their empty assurances. You know the ones. "Our models work! It's the world that is broken."