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NASSIM TALEB: My Moral Obligation Is To Destroy The Economic Establishment, And I Will

Matthew Boesler

An epic tweet from Black Swan/Antifragile author Nassim Taleb today:

Moral courage doesn't reside in "doing good" so much as in fighting the bad. My moral obligation is to destroy econ estblshmnt, and I will.

— Nassim N. Taleb (@nntaleb) April 29, 2013

Some background: it's pretty widely known among those who follow Taleb's work and musings that he is no fan of mainstream economics or economists.

Last week, Taleb went after economist Karl Whelan on Twitter after a few jokes were taken the wrong way.

The Twitter brawl that unfolded between Taleb and Whelan ultimately inspired this post on Taleb's Facebook page:

Taleb facebook post

Facebook/Nassim Taleb

Then, in a follow-up comment to the Facebook post shown above, Taleb identified his next targets:

taleb facebook comment

Facebook/Nassim Taleb

Sounds like Taleb is on the warpath.

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