Tuesday, September 27, 2016

Quote of the Day

It has been more profitable for us to bind together in the wrong direction than to be alone in the right one. Those who have followed the assertive idiot rather than the introspective wise person have passed us some of their genes. This is apparent from a social pathology: psychopaths rally followers.

- Nassim Nicholas Taleb, The Black Swan: The Impact of the Highly Improbable

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