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The Bed of Procrustes by Nassim Nicholas Taleb
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May 24, 11

bookshelves: cake-eaters, hissy-fits, nonfiction, oh-forget-it, overhyped, philosophy, pretentious, sarcasm
Read in May, 2011

Wow, what a douche nozzle. This guy claims he has to take a ritual bath after talking with journalists, apparently because journalists are so . . . well . . . not remotely like Nassim Nicholas Taleb. The repeated uses of the terms "sucker" and "loser" also grated. But I suppose a kind and humble person wouldn't have thought of writing a book of aphorisms in the first place.
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Prakhar Bindal And I guess a humble person wouldn't have thought of reading it too. :P


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