One whom can circumvent God

Yes – Shakespeare – one of his versions of politicians.

Readers are fully aware of my thoughts on these self serving twats – okay if you didn’t you do now.

From one Nassim Taleb

Trust none of what you hear, some of what you read, half of what you see goes an old trader adage.

As a trader and quant/mathematical statistician, I have been taught to take data seriously, trust nobody’s numbers, and avoid people naive enough to engage in policy based on lurid but questionable pictures of destruction: the fake picture of a dying child is something nobody can question without appearing to be an asshole.

As a citizen, I require that the designation “murderer” be determined in a court of law, not by Saudi-funded outlets?—?once someone is called a murderer or butcher, all bets are off.

I cannot believe governments and bureaucrats could be so stupid. But they are.”

Nassim Taleb

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Going through my notes – trying to cull the huge number of half written notes – trying to complete and post.


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