Book Review:The Bed of Procrustes

This post is in continuation of my book review series (see here)

The Bed of Procrustes is written by Nassim Nicholas Taleb.

It is a slim book full of aphorisms (pithy statements) by Taleb.

Some samples are:

Someone from your social class who becomes poor affects you more than thousands of starving ones outside of it

 

For the robust, an error is information; for the fragile, an error is error

 

A more detailed and funnier review can be found here

All in all, this book is thoroughly avoidable.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong>