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    • A Macat Analysis of Nassim Nicholas Taleb's The Black Swan: The Impact of the Highly Improbable

    • By: Eric Lybeck
    • Narrated by: Macat.com
    • Length: 1 hr and 50 mins
    • Unabridged
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    In his 2007 book The Black Swan, Nassim Nicholas Taleb says the Black Swans of his title can appear at any time, in the form of financial crises, wars, and other unexpected events that have profound, irreversible consequences. Taleb draws on philosophy, mathematics, economics, and other disciplines to explain in plain English why we seldom prepare for these events adequately. The way our brains process knowledge lull us into believing the future will resemble the past.

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