For a long time, people thought our solar system revolved around the Earth. Copernicus (or Galileo to some) came around and proved the planets revolved around our Sun.

Models are important - they are the perspective of an individual's perception of any given event. Models are always biased, but the objective should be to choose a model with the least bias possible.

How is this achieved?

Scrutinize opposing aspects, think critically, and have an open mind.

"All Truth passes through three stages: First, it is ridiculed. Second, it is violently opposed. Third, it is accepted as self-evident."

- Arthur Schopenhauer

Truth is stranger than fiction, but it is because Fiction is obliged to stick to possibilities; Truth isn't.

- Mark Twain

These opinions below may be my own or may belong to the authors whom I reference. They are posted for the benefit of mankind, so that we may collectively achieve a common ground and transition into a new golden era as seamlessly as possible.

Friday, March 23, 2012

"The Black Swan" author Nassim Taleb Cheers Ron Paul's Economic Platform on CNBC

This is exactly what we need.  We need more credible, distinguished, and reputable individuals to step-up on the mainstream and make a stand on real change.

Simply introducing an idea into this universe is a beautiful thing. Sharing this idea with other humans is even more profound. Spread the word on the solution to our nation's economic issues.

Nassim Taleb - From Wiki: “He is a bestselling author, and has been a professor at several universities, currently at Polytechnic Institute of New York University and Oxford University. He has also been a practitioner of mathematical finance, a hedge fund manager, a Wall Street trader, and is currently a scientific adviser at Universa Investments and the International Monetary Fund.”

6:40:  -"What kind of chances do you give him (Ron Paul)?"

"I’m not thinking about the chances. I’m not gonna go… I don’t care... I’m supporting him regardless of the chances. Whether he has 1% or 99%, I’m supporting him because we have no other solution... but to come out of my library and support him... I have no other solution as my duty, as a citizen, as a person who lives here, and as a taxpayer who doesn’t want to be hoodwinked, in the long run by bureaucrats."!

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