fooled by randomness

sually on my birthday, I would receive messages like: Congratulation to the Party! Congratulation to the government! Congratulation to President Ho Chi Minh! (the day happens to be also the Man’s birthday) 😬. But last month, I received this book, a nice gift from a friend, a soft – paperback hard – copy of the famous writing: Fooled by Randomness! I’m now half – way through the book, a bit difficult for non – English – native readers, but really interesting in every details!

My major hobby is teasing people who take themselves & the quality of their knowledge too seriously & those who don’t have the courage to sometimes say: I don’t know. You may not be able to change the world but… (www . fooled by randomness . com)

As with every outstanding thinkers and thinkings, the book’s caused controversies since it was first published (2001), written by Nassim Nicholas Taleb, a skeptical scholar and at the same time, a successful trader. I’ve been for long, looking forward to these types of cognitive thoughts! It’s too soon to have some comments on the book, but for now, the debate between Einstein and Heisenberg, between determinism and un – determinism would just go on!