Nassim Nicholas Taleb’s sins to remember

BuyEPdMIMAApIE-Muscles without strength,

friendship without trust,

opinion without risk,

change without aesthetics,

age without values,

food without nourishment,

power without fairness,

facts without rigor [1],

degrees without erudition,

militarism without fortitude,

progress without civilization,

complication without depth,

fluency without content;

these are the sins to remember.

via Business Insider.


[1]  I take “facts without rigor” to mean either allegation of facts without rigorous checking or citation of facts without rigorous reasoning.

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