/ ˈtælɪb /


  1. (in Afghanistan) a member of the Taliban

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Debt has a habit of spiraling out of control and thus “fragilizing systems,” as Nassim Taleb puts it.

Taleb also provides a variety of practical ways to embrace antifragility.

Nassim Nicholas Taleb has little tolerance for, well, a lot of things.

Taleb maintains that living things and complex systems are all antifragile to some degree.

Fooled by Randomness by Nassim Nicholas Taleb “This is the precursor to The Black Swan and is, I think, a stronger book.”

Here the deep, thundrous growling of the impatient animal came from the cage, to add emphasis to the exhortation of the Taleb.

A couple of servants wait upon the owner of the house, Ben Taleb, the Moorish doctor.

This is certainly fair enough, and Ben Taleb presumes to be a man who desires to do that which is right.

So he assumes a cheerfulness he is far from feeling, and assures Ben Taleb he will always be indebted to him for his kindness.

"America—Chicago," with the full belief that the taleb must have heard of the bustling city upon Lake Michigan.


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