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Rating: 4 out of 5 with 20 ratings
4 / 5 Ozell
Formed: Paperback I summarise a book in a paragraph and then give positive and negative commentary and critiques it the most serious that his message.

Resuman:

Forecasting Is extremely difficult and usually little better that guessing. The majority of experts in of the social sciences, especially finance and economy, overrate his, proclaiming qualified simply does not have ( uses a word 'fraudster' long). It analyses of risk, and in fact all statistical work that confidences of the Gaussian suppositions, no reasons the Gaussian suppositions do not resist further of real world-wide situations, which are subject the 'unknown unknowns'. It quotes an example of the casino the one who mathematical used partorisca control his losses the gamblers but has lost still the plot of money when a irreplaceable the interpreter in his main show was maimed for the tiger, and when the daughter of an owner has been kidnapped. Almost it lose his licence when an irresponsible employee has hid stirs it of returns of tax in planting to file them. These, of course, is some black swans of a title.

A positive:

is easy to read and entertaining, with one involving human touch. His ideas are to a large extent valid and of entities. It is the gain provocative defy the conventional thought and the slap in a face to self-economists that import those who take too seriously.

A negative:

is repetitive and could be be write in 50 pages. For a mid-point, a constant rubbishing of a scientific integer and the community of mathematician likes fraudsters sense like the tiresome rant. To it chairs Them of to end like them listen to a charismatic leader of the religious sect that explains that so only knows a truth and all that has not listened his has been cursed. In fact, an author is even more arrogant that that attack.

Critical:

A world of finance has known for the long time that his models do not leave for black swans. A question is yes to use in existent models the one who read the majority of a time, or some alternative. Taleb Is not to clear roughly the one who his alternative is this in spite of quickly refuses other villages' tentativas to leave for black swans in existing models. It says his method 'develops intuitions of practical', trusts on'kepticism', and esophisticated work', eseeks to be roughly just across the together width of eventuality', esspects that has some guts to say has not been ', and use him soyessy mathematical and computational methods'. Any of of the this is to specify, is apple and cake of just motherhood.

Gives the clue that half to invest. ' Respecto Remote more in a stock market 'promising', particularly a esafe' stock of blue chip, that does in speculative adventures - some forwards represents invisible risks, an offer last surprised very calm of then knows the one who volatile is and can limit your downside to invest the smallest quantities.'

Costs to take the good look in this logic. It is saying that it invests in of the risky advantages but reasons are risky, does not dip any a lot of money in them. Where Dipped a rest of him then? Probably In some stocks of sure blue chips the one who only says does not like. I warn a commentary ' know the one who volatile is'. It spends the majority of a book that predict that it calms does not know never things the one who volatile is. That means here is that it knows is a lot volatile. Reading attentively, his quantities of strategy to this. A phase generally undervalues some risks and overvalues another and, using his intuition, he an opposite for profit other errors of villages. Ossia The approximation of sound . It is also the common and very known a. A hard part is like this to identify some errors. Calm think you can do he to leave for black swans, of models more commercial does not leave for them. But this means in fact is trusting on all these models to exist, albeit in the contrarian way. If all the world there is prendido to use his, his strategy would disappear. It has done a chance that the black swans are of entities and difficult to stops of account. It does not follow that one do one better if that exists the methods were ditched.

Finally, his earthy dismissal of all the mathematics that use the Gaussian distributions is crass. For example it signals out of these words are distributed according to the law to be able to, any Gaussian. Ossia True, this in spite of like this recognition of tongue, and all a tongue has based artificial intelligence that quickly is resulting powerful and useful, is based in mathematicians that use Gaussian distributions in his core.
5 / 5 Chantel
Formed: Paperback There there is probably the point in here, and has learnt the little on one creating, but too ranty and round. Not to motivate me partorisca finalise. Still it does not know that it is saying that it averts big things ' , unexpected has big consequences , unexpected'
5 / 5 Arvilla
Formed: Kindle the edition has read this book because it was mentioned for Daniel Kahneman thought ' fast and slow'. While a centrical idea is interesting, a way is presented is so only terrible. Nassim Nicolas Taleb does not present a subject, excepts by means of episodes, terms of uses before it writes that his in fact bad and never really explains like his 'theory' the works and a whole thing does not have any structure. A book is full of the lack of respect partorisca more, except his friends his next plus, is the first example like the bully another writes. An author judges a quality of books for his smell, I sadly bough a kindle edition, otherwise a stench would have dipped me out of the buy.
5 / 5 Lyda
Formed: Paperback A 'black swan' the chance is the significant unexpected chance that has enormous consequences - like banking collapse of 2008 or to to the terrorist attack likes 9/11. There is not treat add partorisca say roughly 'black swan' marry his the once defines - another that that there has calm any a lot of can do to prevent them they so that it is unpredictable. (And you direct partorisca prevent one, any one will know calm prevented it reason does not spend .)

In a course of 400 pages, Nassim Taleb tongues amusingly and eruditely in black swans and a human reaction to them, which is not always logical. One the majority of lovely take-was the message is that the history a lot always prepares partorisca some futures - Taleb uses an example of turkeys and Navidad. Partorisca The days of thousand, a farmer feeds his turkeys and a turkey think is the man bondadoso the one who wants turkeys. Like this when a day of slaughter comes, take the earthy awake. (Navidad of course when being the chance of still black swan turkeys.)

If the unlimited time and enjoy philosophical and psychological degressions, and wants to know in Taleb life, probably will enjoy this book. If your time is limited and calm so only wants to know a essentials in black swans, look elsewhere.
5 / 5 Thu
Formed: Kindle Edition Ossia the highly estimated book - roughly dipping he in a cup ten influential more than some last fifty years! A concept of core that all (ours technology, our history, has included a fact that the life exists on earth) is shaped for 'Black Swan' (chance of low/incidence of big impact) is surely true. Ossia A plus has bitten of a book and has real impact. Fundamentally it moves a way thinks roughly in some world-wide - is lucky survivors , but in the then build the narrative that somehow was unavoidable that is coming partorisca be here today. And of course, all a material in the financial phases that is built in a pseudo science of renderizacin of risk and predictability - until in a course of the alone day a lot of thousands million to a chance spends. It is of entity partorisca be familiarised with these ideas. It Taleb , any one entirely convincingly, is the then build the quite rambling book to extrapolate his deep idea to the theory of life and everything. But he no quite work. The life is too short for books that no quite work. There is abundance more while to be read. As I have abandoned of the half way.
4 / 5 Allegra
Formed: Kindle the edition are not qualified partorisca comment in a mathematics and philosophical competence of an author. But it looks partorisca know his material. I am reassured for a fact that wins money for commercial using his capacities.

Like such, is the refreshing transmission of some superficial books that expresses surprised for journalists or of the people that there is never has tried in fact his theories in realities.

Assuming is well, a lot of modern finance and in fact thinking roughly highly unlikely (but no impossible) the chances is frighteningly injustice.

Partorisca Any involved in business, investing (stock, FX, bonds etc) -although ossia so only your own pension -ossia essential reading .

One of one the majority of has thought partorisca cause the books have read partorisca the long time.
5 / 5 Myrta
Formed: Paperback Ossia the highly recommended read both partorisca people those who are the financial securities but also the general adds has read. Taleb Describes his view in some chances that is too unexpected to included be considered. It thinks 9/11, a financial crisis and an increase of Amazon. An underlying improbability of these chances of black swan is soyispriced'. This human frailties advantage the undervalued or overpriced stock, armed my-adventures, disasters of big stairs. Also the black swans have to that vary widths, the culture that swipe of movements-on effects which are not foreseen in this is not to some levels of pico was of Taleb is 'Fooled For Randomness', is to add it has read.
5 / 5 Jessika
Formed: Paperback has has wanted to any one of some observations roughly innovation and R&D. So much of the innovation is discovered for casualidad. Serendipity.
This rids really will annoy you if you are always totally directed and look for to maintain some distractions to an absolute minimum. A book done the chance partorisca oblige to be receptive to big random chances and when they spend. It classifies partorisca go with one (Tsunami) class of flow of what. An add read on asymmetry in modern life once again. Reason are so only listen on some successful startup histories , and never some lessons have learnt some 99 failures that would be much more useful ??!! This book resupplies some idea.
5 / 5 Selma
Formed: Paperback A book could be two clear times and the averages like this long without compromising accuracy.
An original has thought is of entity and enlightening but any able of such gibberish does not deserve an attention these questions of book.
Easily could find the synthesis adds concepts in Kahneman is 'thinking Fast and Slow' or Tahleb is soyissbehaving' and lose at all of weight.
5 / 5 Kristen
Formed: Kindle the edition has been presented to this book for the mathematician the one who consultor in the risk and the one who have said has renewed his ideas in the risk means. A black swan is the metaphor adds partorisca a class of disaster that sends all lateralmente or have dipped out of existence. In a west all has thinks that that all the swans were white until the browsers expsitos blacks some in Australia. At all in our experience could have directed to guess that black some am existed also. And in the so many take a present for admitted, like the turkeys that enjoys a good life and any while any one any class of the dramatic transmission like the thanksgiving day arrives. Black swans in human life - as 2007 financial crises or September 11 - is scarce, has significant implications and, once view, looks like this unavoidable, or almost unavoidable, consequences that has been it before. Taleb Continuous in to explain as him human prpers likes to convince that we can predict risk and the directed. It consultor More financial be able to sell so the investment plans that then disappoint? Without such faith we no longer dipped any faith in these forecasts of government of largo designates that it has read it all a time? In spite of all his scepticism, Taleb outlines ways to something some classes of risks and as to reduce your exposure. It is a man behind Donald Rumsfeld is 'ignored unknowns' (aka Black Swans). This in spite of, Taleb does his points among some a lot tedious histories - and takes some patience to wade by means of them.
5 / 5 Esta
I summarise a book in a paragraph and then give positive and negative commentary and critiques it the most serious that his message.

Resuman:

Forecasting Is extremely difficult and usually little better that guessing. The majority of experts in of the social sciences, especially finance and economy, overrate his, proclaiming qualified simply does not have ( uses a word 'fraudster' long). It analyses of risk, and in fact all statistical work that confidences of the Gaussian suppositions, no reasons the Gaussian suppositions do not resist further of real world-wide situations, which are @@@subject the 'unknown unknowns'. It quotes an example of the casino the one who mathematical used partorisca control his losses the gamblers but has lost still the plot of money when a irreplaceable the interpreter in his main show was maimed for the tiger, and when the daughter of an owner has been kidnapped. Almost it lose his licence when an irresponsible employee has hid stirs it of returns of tax in planting to file them. These, of course, is some black swans of a title.

A positive:

is easy to read and entertaining, with one involving human touch. His ideas are to a large extent valid and of entities. It is the gain provocative defy the conventional thought and the slap in a face to self-economists that import those who take too seriously.

A negative:

is repetitive and could be be write in 50 pages. For a mid-point, a constant rubbishing of a scientific integer and the community of mathematician likes fraudsters sense like the tiresome rant. To it chairs Them of to end like them listen to a charismatic leader of the religious sect that explains that so only knows a truth and all that has not listened his has been cursed. In fact, an author is even more arrogant that that attack.

Critical:

A world of finance has known for the long time that his models do not leave for black swans. A question is yes to use in existent models the one who read the majority of a time, or some alternative. Taleb Is not to clear roughly the one who his alternative is this in spite of quickly refuses other villages' tentativas to leave for black swans in existing models. It says his method 'develops intuitions of practical', trusts on'kepticism', and esophisticated work', eseeks to be roughly just across the together width of eventuality', esspects that has some guts to say has not been ', and use him soyessy mathematical and computational methods'. Any of of the this is to specify, is apple and cake of just motherhood.

Gives the clue that half to invest. ' Respecto Remote more in a stock market 'promising', particularly a esafe' stock of blue chip, that does in speculative adventures - some forwards represents invisible risks, an offer last surprised very calm of then knows the one who volatile is and can limit your downside to invest the smallest quantities.'

Costs to take the good look in this logic. It is saying that it invests in of the risky advantages but reasons are risky, does not dip any a lot of money in them. Where Dipped a rest of him then? Probably In some stocks of sure blue chips the one who only says does not like. I warn a commentary ' know the one who volatile is'. It spends the majority of a book that predict that it calms does not know never things the one who volatile is. That means here is that it knows is a lot volatile. Reading attentively, his quantities of strategy to this. A phase generally undervalues some risks and overvalues another and, using his intuition, he an opposite for profit other errors of villages. Ossia The approximation of sound . It is also the common and very known a. A hard part is like this to identify some errors. Calm think you can do he to leave for black swans, of models more commercial does not leave for them. But this means in fact is trusting on all these models to exist, albeit in the contrarian way. If all the world there is prendido to use his, his strategy would disappear. It has done a chance that the black swans are of entities and difficult to stops of account. It does not follow that one do one better if that exists the methods were ditched.

Finally, his earthy dismissal of all the mathematics that use the Gaussian distributions is crass. For example it signals out of these words are distributed according to the law to be able to, any Gaussian. Ossia True, this in spite of like this recognition of tongue, and all a tongue has based artificial intelligence that quickly is resulting powerful and useful, is based in mathematicians that use Gaussian distributions in his core.
4 / 5 Carroll
There there is probably the point in here, and has learnt the little on one creating, but too ranty and round. Not to motivate me to finalise. Still it does not know that it is saying that it averts big things ' , unexpected has big consequences , unexpected'
5 / 5 Jacklyn
A 'black swan' the chance is the significant unexpected chance that has enormous consequences - like banking collapse of 2008 or to to the terrorist attack likes 9/11. There is not treat adds to say roughly 'black swan' marry his the once defines - another that that there has calm any a lot of can do to prevent them they so that it is unpredictable. (And you direct to prevent one, any one will know calm prevented it reason does not spend .)

In a course of 400 pages, Nassim Taleb pause amusingly and eruditely in black swans and a human reaction to them, which is not always logical. One the majority of lovely take-was the message is that the history a lot always prepares for some futures - Taleb uses an example of turkeys and Navidad. For the days of thousand, a farmer feeds his turkeys and a turkey think is the man bondadoso any turkeys. Like this when a day of slaughter comes, take the earthy awake. (Navidad of course when being the chance of black swan for turkeys.)

Him them unlimited Time and enjoy philosophical and psychological degressions, and wants to know in Taleb life, probably will enjoy this book. If your time is limited and calm so only wants to know a essentials in black swans, look elsewhere.
4 / 5 Jovita
Has read this book because it was mentioned for Daniel Kahneman thought ' fast and slow'. While a centrical idea is interesting, a way is presented is so only terrible. Nassim Nicolas Taleb does not present a subject, excepts by means of episodes, terms of uses before it writes that his in fact bad and never really explains like his 'theory' the works and a whole thing does not have any structure. A book is full of the lack of respect for more, except his his fellow next plus, is the first example to the equal that to bully another writes. An author judges a quality of books for his smell, I sadly bough a kindle edition, otherwise a stench would have dipped me out of the buy.
4 / 5 Wonda
Are not qualified to comment in a mathematics and philosophical competence of an author. But it looks to know his material. I am reassured for a fact that wins money for commercial using his capacities.

Like such, is the refreshing transmission of some superficial books that expresses surprised for journalists or of the people that there is never has tried in fact his theories in realities.

Assuming is well, a lot of modern finance and in fact thinking roughly highly unlikely (but no impossible) the chances is frighteningly injustice.

For any involved in business, investing (stock, FX, bonds etc) -although ossia so only your own pension -ossia essential reading .

One of one the majority of has thought to cause the books have read for the long time.
5 / 5 Gabriela
Ossia The highly estimated book - roughly dipping he in a cup ten influential more than some last fifty years! A concept of core that all (ours technology, our history, included a fact that the life exists on earth) is shaped for 'Black Swan' (chance of low/incidence of big impact) is surely true. Ossia A plus has bitten of a book and has real impact. Fundamentally it moves a way thinks roughly in some world-wide - is lucky survivors , but in the then build the narrative that somehow was unavoidable that is coming to be here today. And of course, all a material in the financial phases that is built in a pseudo science of renderización of risk and predictability - until in a course of the alone day a lot of thousands millions to a chance spends. It is of entity to be familiarised with these ideas. It Taleb , any entirely convincingly, is the then build the quite rambling book to extrapolate his deep idea to the theory of life and everything. But he no quite work. The life is too short for books that no quite work. There is abundance more while to be read. As I have abandoned of the half way.
5 / 5 Cinderella
Has has wanted to any one of some observations roughly innovation and R&D. So much of the innovation is discovered for casualidad. Serendipity.
This rids really will annoy you if you are always totally directed and look for to maintain some distractions to an absolute minimum. A book done the chance to oblige to be receptive to big random chances and when they spend. It classifies to go with one (Tsunami) class of flow of what. An add read on asymmetry in modern life once again. Reason are so only listen on some successful startup histories , and never some lessons have learnt some 99 failures that would be much more useful ??!! This book resupplies some idea.
4 / 5 Candace
A book could be two clear times and the averages like this long without compromising accuracy.
An original has thought is of entity and enlightening but any able of such gibberish does not deserve an attention these questions of book.
Easily could find the synthesis adds concepts in Kahneman is 'thinking Fast and Slow' or Tahleb is soyissbehaving' and lose at all of weight.
4 / 5 Kiley
Has been presented to this book for the mathematician the one who consultor in the risk and the one who have said has renewed his ideas in the risk means. A black swan is the metaphor adds for a class of disaster that sends all lateralmente or have dipped out of existence. In a west all has thinks that that all the swans were white until the browsers expósitos blacks some in Australia. At all in our experience could have directed to guess that black some am existed also. And in the so many take a present for admitted, like the turkeys that enjoys a good life and any while any one any class of the dramatic transmission like the thanksgiving day arrives. Black swans in human life - as 2007 financial crises or September 11 - is scarce, has significant implications and, once view, looks like this unavoidable, or almost unavoidable, consequences that is it before state. Taleb Continuous in to explain as him human prpers likes to convince that we can predict risk and the directed. It consultor More financial be able to sell so the investment plans that then disappoint? Without such knots of faith no longer dipped any faith in these forecasts of government of largo designates that it has read it all a time? In spite of all his scepticism, Taleb ways of outlines to something some classes of risks and as to reduce your exposure. It is a man behind Donald Rumsfeld is 'ignored unknowns' (aka Black Swans). This in spite of, Taleb does his points among some a lot tedious histories - and takes some patience to wade by means of them.
5 / 5 Carlos
Love this book so much that has bought the copy like the present! All the world knows of the city of Londra has read at least this book, but the a lot of people have read all Taleb books. It does not mean calm need to be the background manager of the fence (I are not !), A book is the perspective adds -changing exercise for any one looking out of a box.

Top Customer Reviews: Capital and ...

Rating: 4 out of 5 with 3 ratings
4 / 5 Yoshie
I have read T. Piketty Is soyain a 21st century' partorisca the plot of reasons, but mainly because it was controversial and taste develop my horizon. I have not been enthusiastic in a book because One) the majority of a data has been extrapolated on some very thin data. B) A data has been repeated on and on again C) has had conclusion.

When soyain and Ideology' is start has imagined has that has improved, but was has disappointed deeply. Piketty Continuous in 500 years behind in timing partorisca aim that has had the disparity has retreated then also. Graphs And the data has based in the writing of extrapolation with 10th % accuracy partorisca the different countries around some world-wide the incomprehensible fact.

In jumps of time among religion, politician, gender everything in a page without clear conclusion. A thing that is clear is his subliminal message is that the capitalism is a root of all bad.

Has begun this book also with an open alcohol and while the new way on looking on disparity, and the majority of everything that could it or would have to that be fact roughly he - sad to say the plot of regurgitated info.
4 / 5 Shawna
Of course, a book would owe that be read, especially like the clue to a successful Capital. Here Piketty investigation to move besides positivist presentation in the poverty that quotes gone back and die to register to answer a ‘reason' question. Failure. Abandoning Marx, a book hardly mentions class or fights and instead quotes education and social groups as explaining reasons the disparity is big and that traces. His program of transmission, - fiscal measures - is hardly radical, unlikely to actuated without the successful fight and does not take to an essential question: private property of and aprovechamiento of capital. It is in his toneless plus that pause emergent economies, his refuse of the feudalism like the category there is little deep and analysis of death of the feeble democracy. They like him a lot of follow-ups, disappoints. It adds to the organism of literature on disparity and tax without being the pause-by means of theoretical text.
4 / 5 Janise
At present that law thoroughly enjoying very stimulating will return to write the description when finalised

Top Customer Reviews: 50 Economics ...

Rating: 4 out of 5 with 10 ratings
5 / 5 Caroyln
Unfortunately, in some fields of the economy there is any shortcut. Some frames of the title of the books looks it will give you some few ideas of some thinkers of different economy.. This in spite of that in fact does is the simple catalogue of 50 economy and writers of finance with only 1-2 page has achieved to them. An idea is that you would look in this book and find an economist that interest of his writing 2 pages, goes advance and read more in his ideas other sources.

If you are really looking partorisca take the economy this book is not partorisca you. If calm so only is looking partorisca obtain extremely simple knowledge on economy that also could be purchased of wikipedia go advance, ossia your book .
4 / 5 Yasmine
Does not come from/comes from a terracing of Economy but there is has had always an interest in a subject. The works of book of Tom as it surrounds it wonderful of all some ideas of entities, covering all a core classics and spending up to date legislation with the economic works newer and thought of upto some last 10 years. I want a bit rodeos that gives the mini critical evaluation partorisca defy thought comprising the linking at random like current like Brexit. Also I love an inclusion of thinkers of a world of Finance. Certainly I seat much more educated in this zone of entity of the academician thought and helped partorisca think to the much more rounded way on chance and of the current tendencies.
4 / 5 Sadie
A book is expected partorisca resupply the good overview of upper 50 core creates economic and financial. But in fact it is so only the ideas of free collection without practical guidance. Partorisca Each @@subject an author does not resupply his own strong view but instead so only recites which another has said. Any recommended so that they want to have it abonos comprising of several economic ideas.
5 / 5 Arnulfo
A lot 2 to 3 rodeos of page of a lot of papers of books / keys that has has influenced economy - very good to resupply the fund of a picture a big plus partorisca economy. Some help partorisca reserve to identify some of some weaknesses in an approximation taken for economists p. p.ej. The behavioural economy that is latish addition to a discipline that undermines a 'rational behaviour' supposition that underpins some of some economic models.
5 / 5 Jc
A good account of some economic thinkers of the entity with his theories has explained simply. Has that is launching hand of a book in an out of bought it of then and am learning extracted adds of information. It was partorisca look to purchase more books for Gentleman Butler-Bowdon.
4 / 5 Lavern
Likes Tom Butler-Bowdon explains in an Introduction to a volume a late plus in his 50 Classics serious, is in accordance with Ronald Coase that “the question he the big plus in economy is that the theories and the models have been built in of the suppositions like the practitioners have any to the bee has annoyed partorisca examine and admit. It attacks an economy ‘of picture of the term,' in that all does perfectly in theory, but any so much in reality. Some of some main deceptions in economy have come from/come from partorisca dip this first theoretical cart of a horse.”

Ossia, “the economists have been all also has had to believe in ‘a big thing' when they would owe that be has had to that change and fix models according to again arising facts, and partorisca accept a lot of small pieces of data that the frames joint the most attentive picture of reality.”

Was the 12th century FRAY FRENCH, Bernard Chartres (Isaac Newton), the one who in the first place suggested, “ is like the dwarves that is in some shoulders of giants.” Butler-Bowdon Stands atop 50 giants in economy and builds the bridge of studio among them and that read this book. As it Can I build the bridge among him and that read this comment brief?

After mulling in east partorisca quite the moment, has decided to direct my attention in Butler-Bowdon commentaries partorisca interest more add mine. Like this, now they are atop his shoulders. Here it is has selections the passages of works have listed of order of year of publication:

On Adam Smith is A Wealth of Nations (1776): “Smith has resupplied the simple recipe partorisca like the countries could result rich, which begins with his citizens when being good savers . ‘Parsimony, And any industry,' writing, 'is an immediate cause of an increase of capital.” Prodigal The people are the ‘public enemy ,' while each one which frugal the person in society results the ‘public benefactor.' Secondly, These savings are has invested verses of the productive ends, which of course augments a number of the people usefully have employed.”

In Thorstein Veblen is A Theory of a Class of Leisure (1899): “Although a class of leisure is cost studying, in Veblen alcohol, reason dip a level partorisca a rest of society, also admits that we can be influenced less for these varied classes on , or down in some social strata, that those slightly on…This desire partorisca state looks hardwired ours. Veblen, The one who has on grown in the park, remarked like the state in an earth has been measured differently that in a city. A big acreage could be defended in some earths of efficiency and productivity, when in fact it confers social state add reason all the world has known that, any time, an earth could be sold and his owners could sell up and live in luxury.”

On John Maynard Keynes' A General Theory of Occupation, Interest and Money (1936): “This in spite of a heart of Keynes the thought has not been occupation like such, but a question of question. The classical economy has been based in an idea that esupply creates his own question'…Partorisca Keynes a classical view was the Cándidas-like faith that ‘all is partorisca a better in a better of all the possible world has resupplied will leave it to knots a lot so only.” Ossia, leave–leave… one his economy.

On Joseph Schumpeter Capitalism, Socialism, and Democracy (1942): “Schumpeter looks partorisca offer the election of any unregulated, red-blooded capitalism that amena massive wealth and social disparity a same time, or he bowdlerized version that the social promises but calm utopia of an engine of growth, a contractor. The experience say that the capitalism is the a lot of balancing law among not killing a golden goose (individual entrepreneurship and innovation) and improving some effects of creative destruction. This in spite of some citizens of rich countries have to that accept that all the industries have the life has turned, and any work is guaranteed. The insecurity is the prize of bonanza.”

On Benjamin Graham is An Intelligent Investor (1949): “A secret to invest sucedido, Graham has said, could be summed up in a term, “Marge of Security.” In of the technical terms, this means evidence of the shows of the company on that is required to service his interest on debt, particularly in a chance of the significant sales or decrease of phase. An intelligent investor always looks for this búfer reason mean does not require partorisca have estimativas attentive of the future of the company. A speculator a lot usually consider a margin of the security of entity, but partorisca an investor is the touchstone.”

Remarce: Warren Bufé and Charlie Munger is go in that has adopted and the ideas of Graham have applied to his decisions of own investment. Some results? Two words: Berkshire Hathaway.

On Milton Friedman Capitalism and Libertad (1962): 'the capitalism and The Liberty is to reiteration of the like Scottish economist Adam Smith had said two centuries less before — it conceal, left to his own and free devices of control of excessive government, the people prosper and create has has civilised community. Still a twentieth century, in a face of several socialist experiences and that grow state intervention in of the western countries, Friedman the memory is resulted an urgent a. Doing the clear connection go in economic liberty and political liberty, objective that the phases have not been the luxury but one very basic of personal and political liberty.”

On Thomas Piketty Main in a Twenty-first Century (2014): “Piketty investigation partorisca expose a duck of orthodox economy that ‘a rising tide has shouted all bounced them.' In fact, dispute, this was true of only the relatively cut period in human history, [the three decades that follows World-wide War Two]…Of then 1980, three-neighbourhoods of some profits of shows in some the USA have gone to a cup 1 percent, which comprises people doing more than $ 1.5 millions the year. A result has been the disparity more order labour shows that in any one another time in human history.”

Highly recommends this volume this late plus in a 50 Classics serious as well as each one that like this of some another. A material resupplied is not to surround it” that it will prepare it people to “fool” another that has read in fact a book given. That read the , this in spite of, appreciates some believe tones that is distilled. Tom Butler-Bowdon also comprises mini-biographies and additional readings.

Is in accordance with: “Like the social science, the economy has to that concern so only ‘the one who works,' partorisca go ideology further. This has said, if have has had to that do the election among living under the socialist system, or the capitalist a, a late plus, an evidence says, is partorisca resupply very better some things that in the so much character and value of society.”

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5 / 5 Janis
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Like usual, begins with an introduction, which comprises brief recognition of a literature summarised elsewhere in a book. I have found an introduction in 50 Politicians Classics bit it hard in disposal, as I am happy to inform an introduction to this book is more accessible. There is the section exploring that some books have been chosen - and loans this organises some books for @@subject.

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4 / 5 Martina
The economy is roughly like the data and the ideas combine partorisca give perspective. Perspective in as world-wide (subjects of phases/ of governments/of the character?) Works, like the society has changed or will change over time and that it can be more fact partorisca augment solaz social.

Is like this refreshing partorisca read the book that is writing and structured with such the clarity: 50 economists, the critical examination of the text associated with this economist, the short biography and a tentativa that dips the writer said in context with peers the one who have written in vetoes it looked, is which takings.

Economy dismal?- I does not think so . The properly comprised economy investigation partorisca suggest like the people likes them the character and community the law has jointed. An idea partorisca economists is partorisca look for ways to incentivise positive transmission. This can mean, augmenting bonanza, reducing final of disparity environmental degradation, macro management and governance in general. This book covers all these subjects and more. They are sure that included a reader of plus a lot of bed in the cannon of economy will find here things of interest and more importantly, inspires further thought and reading.

Highly recommended.
5 / 5 Mercedes
Has studied Economy a lot of years and, included although I thought that it had forgotten a lot that has learnt, has found ossia way really interesting to refresh my memory and learn in new ideas. Ossia The book adds partorisca any the one who is interested in Economy, as it covers a basics of texts a lot of keys and Economic ideas, and can direct you to read deeper and explore economists, or titles, concealed interests. As it says, ossia the ‘shortcut ' to some the majority of ideas of entities roughly capitalism, finance and a global economy, but is also the point of good start partorisca explore further.

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5 / 5 Doretta
Easy to read - quite mesmerising to the equal that draws one, develop the secrets have hid. This is not the boring book!
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Top Customer Reviews: Freakonomics: A ...

Rating: 4 out of 5 with 20 ratings
4 / 5
Formed: Paperback Freakonomics, written by journalist Stephen J. Dubner And economist Steven D. Levitt, Is the book in modern economy that resupplies creates key our society as well as that clears a difference among causation and connectivity, and that breaks the situations were people has confused a two. It covers six different subjects by means of fun and amusing questions: deceiving, and the one who the people' the stimulating to the cheat is; an use of fear in an informative unbalance; a profitability of drug extracted; one the majority of effective way to reduce crime; an effect of the actions of the father in the boy and like the name can change calm present the' conception of something. In spite of being the novel to begin, Freakonomics is written in an involving and fun way that comprises all some facts and imagines necessary to sustain some argues has comprised inside a novel. It was the fashion that has there was not reading before but thoroughly enjoyed together with a rest of a book.
Two subjects that find when reading the no-the book of fiction is in the first place an eye purely academician with that an author written and secondly the one who the leading knowledge is required partorisca enjoy a novel. Felizmente, Freakonomics does not have any subject in a slightest. A person does not need to be an economist partorisca enjoy Freakonomics and will find a novel intellectual but entertainment. Some titles of chapter, has found to be intriguing and amusing, for example, which professors escoles and Adds wrestlers active in common?' And it has done a sincerely curious reader in a novel. Besides, a majority of a novel then come from to live until chapters' interesting titles and has maintained a reader that spends a page. A content was, in general, glorious. Some argues was cleverly written with has thought experience as well as in fact facts and figures to sustain them and a novel has comprised also some experiences of two separate men, one that infiltrates a Ku Klux Klan and another to the equal that has taken the prjimo on, eye of interior of as the works of band. These chapters were among my preferred.
This in spite of, as each novel, Freakonomics is not to perfect. To an end, some subjects have begun to interest me less to the equal that have been spoken in far too detail and, although it can have necessary state to try some authors' theory, has not been concealed interested in a subject to begin was with. Besides, some authors ignore necessary information in at least some signals during a novel. When In guns of speakers, declares that in the per capita base, Switzerland has more firearms that so only in any one another country, this in spite of is one of a sure plus' to sustain his querella that the guns do not cause violence. That lacking to mention is some rigid laws roughly purchasing ammunition for guns in Switzerland, which essentially compares to some guns that is unusable without the permission of a government. An exclusion of this information suggests that perhaps slightly is changing some facts to benefit his argue elsewhere in a novel. Finally, like the youngster of British daughter, parts of this book, whilst incredibly that it interest, has not felt highly pertinent mine reason was to a large extent based around Amsterdam. For example, any I particularly relates the discussions around a Ku Klux Klan and nails it urban does not interest me a lot a lot of; this has said, probably has not been written for my group to age in all the chance. In spite of these shortcomings, Freakonomics is, in general, incredibly well, and an informative and interactive idea that gives calm in the the sure appearances of a modern world is a lot of value a bit those that subject.
5 / 5
Formed: Paperback Recommended by the mate partorisca do ossia the really different book roughly does yes had used Freakanomics in a curriculum of university economy, can have studied more. This book is the fascinating walk by means of cause and correlation, facts and fiction and more than teaching me very particular economic method, promoted partorisca question that it believes partorisca be true, partorisca question the one who another say me to us - the quite a lot of question everything of some questions. I mean that more that has not learnt never reason trafficante to drug alive with his mothers? Read this and enjoy an alternative to take on a world thinks that that you know.
4 / 5
Formed: Paperback Freakonomics will appeal to any to to which likes a QI of way. An economic content is resupplied for Steven Levitt (Stephen Dubner is mainly the journalist) and his interest is more in a zone of economy that marries in of the elections and of the decisions. Especially his interest is in mining data partorisca cut it such that develops some often surprising, and sometimes contentious, results. A book is the plot of fun (which is not the always associated sentence with books of economy) and sometimes controversial.

Levitt Likes to take seemingly random questions - like reasons trafficante partorisca drug alive with his mothers - partorisca begin investigations the zones that is hid often of view. As it looks partorisca deceive ( Adds wrestling and teaching), the drug that extracted, crime and an election that the name of the boy can, or can not have in his casualidad in life.

Underlines a positive econometric approximation - that is looking so only partorisca facts and not commenting on like a world would owe that be which is a realm of normative economists. This leaves a little leeway to some potentially the controversial commentaries that relates to, for example, abortion and adoption. Ossia One of my reservations read in a book - roughly of some examples resemble has been selected more partorisca value to impact that partorisca genuine idea.

This has said, is partorisca laugh also of time out of strong pleasant - roughly of some examples in some names of Californian boys are both terribly sad and absolutely hilarious!

Is reading very lovely but there is the plot of hype when it was published and this could be weighed too much the load partorisca a book partorisca spend, any less like this some of some examples are now very known like the result of a book. Interesting and entertaining this in spite of.
4 / 5
Formed: Paperback Ossia an absolutely brilliant book in the subject that a lot would consider partorisca be quite the bored a. It is a lot of insightful and he goo introduction to a field of economy for first timers, and is packed with ready humour of a start to an end. After reading this book, I maintaining unable meeting to value daily situations in a same way that previously had done. They are extremely happy that has purchased this!

The sensatez conventional often can be wrong. In a third understand of Freakonomics, Levitt resupplies one in-discussion of depth that shatters a sensatez conventional that the majority of the trafficante of drug is rich.

His analysis of some financial records of the Black Disciples, the band of Chicago, has tried that the majority of trafficante callejero of the level has won far less than minimum salary. In fact, they have won an average of three dollars an hour. With this history, some authors present a concept of the winner takes all' labour phase, as well as three another Freakonomics concepts -

An example of concept that is spoken roughly is: the winner Takes All labour Phase
This describes the situation in those a lot of labourers competes for the place in a phase, but little in fact have sucedidos in finding occupation. These pocolos those who are paid extraordinarily big salaries.
In an example of a drug gang of Chicago, so only 2.2 of some members have won more half some profits. Levitt And Dubner informs to this labour phase like the tournament. A tournament, of course, informs to the situation in those a lot of players competes against each another and, one for one, is deleted. The alike dynamics exists in music, sport and entertainment.
4 / 5
Formed: Kindle the Excellent edition acts a lot of insightful in multiple different subjects; some authors use real data and explain why a data is always clear yard. Besides, they offer an analysis of as the approximation of politics partorisca create police and because it has sucedidos and fail. Some different points of view on all some subjects is the one who this really interesting pound partorisca me.
5 / 5
Formed: Hardcover While it was amused initially for some of some observations in here ('the Poor people harm his boys aspirational names, but because they are ailing-polite, his bad waves! That grace!') Ossia The book that brotas the sour flavour in my mouth. Some authors spend the long time that say partorisca avert falling the pedestrian thought but partorisca defy orthodoxies, and then in an end of a book exited and say that you would have to that think like them, reason are incredibly ready.

The hips looks partorisca assume that one of then is used is fantastically curated and could any never be subject to error ... Giving enough an impression of some ivory-turn academics postulating on some rarities of an external world. ( It considers histories in his NYT blog where the signal was New York that terrible the taxis are ... Based in an experience has had 15 years ago.)

Or perhaps a whole thing is an exercise in knowing irony. Really it is not an exploitation of 'the underlying side of all' so as an exploitation of 'all some things could obtain given for and then correlations of product among, hopefully nettling people and generating hype to the long of a way'. Although ossia bite it long to return in a coverage as to seal-line. But you like read of the book that feels likes is captured in the impulse with an economist that'd really, really likes to be Jerry Seinfeld, read on. Amirite?????!!!
4 / 5
Formed: Paperback This is not usually a class of reservation would buy, but as it was recommended mine for a daughter of a professor of economy thought that it would give comes from it! The enjoyed really. A combination of the professional economist, with an obviously divergent alcohol, aided by the journalist has created the thoroughly readable book that use some tools of economy the tease averts some factors that behaviour of influence and of the human actions. Some of some things of worry of the subjects that a would not expect of the economists partorisca be interested in, as, a name is given in the birth affects your likely success in life; it is add wrestlers fixing his parties; or, more controversially, one relieving of laws of abortion in an advantage of EUA to the reduction in a crime-estimate almost 20 years later? As you can see some authors broached the wide row of subjects and has not been fearful to treat highly contest subject.
Has one that feels that has have the recent tendency in a field of economy to try and dip values in of the things like human happiness more than treating exclusively with hard-nosed subject and phases: the transmission of tack this expands an appeal of his work to a general audience. This rids epitomizes this transmission and had certainly thinking to the row of subjects in the different way.
4 / 5
Formed: Paperback has been meaning partorisca read this partorisca some time and after seeing that a sequela is ready partorisca be published has taken stuck in.

Some insiemi of the introduction out of some subjects that will be it cover with more than detail during a rest of a book and certainly whets one wins. A collaboration among Levitt (academic economist) and Dubner (journalist) mark for the a lot of the introduction written and easily accessible to some more unusual economy. My own narrow perception of the economy previously was that related to fund where this book aims the one who wide a science of economy in fact that.

Some balances of evidence of investigation of the book based and anecdotal histories to do east of the interesting law concealed does not result dry or boring. I have enjoyed some of some ideas and particularly a commentary in of the correlations and his abuse. Levitt And Dubnar shatter some errors and show because the things are like this in a way to entertain.

Has believed to be all the little too short but commentary that has spent out of an up to date version in 2007 (336 pages) while has an original 2005 edition with only 242 pages. Now they have spent also out of a sequela Superfreakonomics: Global Cooling, Patriotic Prostitutes and Reasons the bomber of Suicide would owe that Buy Sure of the life am looking forward to reading more in a contemporary economy Levitt and Dubnar.
4 / 5
Formed: Paperback Any exactly an economy textbook, but probably a bestselling economy textbook never. Writing for an economist and the journalist, head to to the questions like Reasons is of professors to the equal that add wrestlers? (You so much cheat) and reason has done fallen of crime in New York? (controversially, Reason when they have legalised abortion, his dramatically cut a supply of potential criminals).

An academic half of these claims of dynamic duet partorisca be any abonos in mathematicians. Possibly ossia disingenuous - looks partorisca be quite very given of boss. But certainly some reports are devoid of tedious equations.

This content is available in of the free blogs, podcasts, and miscellaneous another internet freebies. But I found it so that interests that in spite of a freebies has been and has bought a book
4 / 5
Formed: Paperback This book is the dual endeavour . A lecturer of economy has joined force with the lecturer of Squads of New York partorisca write the book that tries to the questions like 'Because do of trafficante partorisca drug alive with his Mamma?'

Is an interesting book , but am not sure that it is the book that you read in a seating. I say this reason there is no real flow to a book. Some authors could direct trafficante of drug in a chapter, and African-American names in some prjimos. A result is that calm a lot necessarily build on any moment to the equal that moves of a chapter to a prjimo.

Does not take Me bad, ossia an interesting book , and will find a mental gymnastics that some authors have produced stimulating (reasons cleverly is writing). This in spite of, does not think is written in the the majority of possible fluent way, and is for this that did not give it 5.
5 / 5
Freakonomics, Written by journalist Stephen J. Dubner And economist Steven D. Levitt, Is the book in modern economy that resupplies creates key our society as well as that clears a difference among causation and connectivity, and that breaks the situations were people has confused a two. It covers six different subjects by means of fun and amusing questions: deceiving, and the one who the people' the stimulating to the cheat is; an use of fear in an informative unbalance; a profitability of drug extracted; one the majority of effective way to reduce crime; an effect of the actions of the father in the boy and like the name can change calm present the' conception of something. In spite of being the novel to begin, Freakonomics is written in an involving and fun way that comprises all some facts and imagines necessary to sustain some argues has comprised inside a novel. It was the fashion that has there was not reading before but thoroughly enjoyed together with a rest of a book.
Two subjects that find when reading the no-the book of fiction is in the first place an eye purely academician with that an author written and secondly the one who the leading knowledge is required partorisca enjoy a novel. Felizmente, Freakonomics does not have any subject in a slightest. A person does not need to be an economist partorisca enjoy Freakonomics and will find a novel intellectual but entertainment. Some titles of chapter, has found to be intriguing and amusing, for example, ‘which professors escoles and Adds wrestlers active in common?' And it has done a sincerely curious reader in a novel. Besides, a majority of a novel then come from to live until chapters' interesting titles and has maintained a reader that spends a page. A content was, in general, glorious. Some argues was cleverly written with has thought experience as well as in fact facts and figures to sustain them and a novel has comprised also some experiences of two separate men, one that infiltrates a Ku Klux Klan and another to the equal that has taken the prójimo on, eye of interior of as the works of band. These chapters were among my preferred.
This in spite of, as each novel, Freakonomics is not to perfect. To an end, some subjects have begun to interest me less to the equal that have been spoken in far too detail and, although it can have necessary state to try some authors' theory, has not been concealed interested in a @@subject to begin was with. Besides, some authors ignore necessary information in at least some signals during a novel. When In guns of speakers, declares that ‘in the per capita base, Switzerland has more firearms that so only in any one another country, this in spite of is one of a sure plus' to sustain his querella that the guns do not cause violence. That lacking to mention is some rigid laws roughly purchasing ammunition for guns in Switzerland, which essentially compares to some guns that is unusable without the permission of a government. An exclusion of this information suggests that perhaps slightly is changing some facts to benefit his argue elsewhere in a novel. Finally, like the youngster of British daughter, parts of this book, whilst incredibly that it interest, has not felt highly pertinent mine reason was to a large extent based around Amsterdam. For example, any I particularly relates the discussions around a Ku Klux Klan and nails it urban does not interest me a lot a lot of; this has said, probably has not been written for my group to age in all the chance. In spite of these shortcomings, Freakonomics is, in general, incredibly well, and an informative and interactive idea that gives calm in the the sure appearances of a modern world is a lot of value a bit those that @@subject.
4 / 5
Any one says 'have any expectation and calm will not take never disappointed' and one of things that there is spoilt this mine reads was my big expectations .

A good:
Interesting and wise way of increasing data
convincing conclusion
Pleasant fashion to read a lot of 'digestible'

A bad:
Incredibly repetitive - a chance of number of the decreasing of criminals are covered at least 3 times! Enough each one if it is covered at least two times.
Authors to touch to 10 or like this subject that there is not founding particularly interesting- a lot is related to run that the shows of mine like USA orientated is.
A creation is odd, looks an amateurish self-publish reserved - any the one who marks decided 'sinister' the collage of some materials and add everything of them to a book' begin of as the regular book, then spends for an investigation has published, then pieces, then look it behind to 'a book', then FAQ - very odd and inconsistent.
Subject trivial like a name of creatures are murdered the death. I am impressed so only for a shear determination any one has had to go through this die and arrive finally that it is 'the tendencies of names change over time'.

Has loved to like, of a subject is fascinating but mine to look that a reputation of a professor is based in his controversial findings that it is predominantly the race has related. Found the plus of the sensationalistic that an empirical bed.
Damage quite read Ariely.
4 / 5
Recommended by the mate to do ossia the really different book roughly does yes had used Freakanomics in a curriculum of university economy, can have studied more. This book is the fascinating walk by means of cause and correlation, facts and fiction and more than teaching me very particular economic method, promoted to question that it believes to be true, to question the one who another say me to us - the quite a lot of question everything of some questions. I mean that more that has not learnt never reason trafficante to drug alive with his mothers? Read this and enjoy an alternative to take on a world thinks that that you know.
4 / 5
Freakonomics Will appeal to any to to which likes a QI of way. An economic content is resupplied for Steven Levitt (Stephen Dubner is mainly the journalist) and his interest is more in a zone of economy that marries in of the elections and of the decisions. Especially his interest is in mining data to cut it such that develops some often surprising, and sometimes contentious, results. A book is the plot of fun (which is not the always associated sentence with books of economy) and sometimes controversial.

Levitt Likes to take seemingly random questions - like reasons trafficante to drug alive with his mothers - to start with investigations the zones that is hid often of view. As it looks to deceive ( Adds wrestling and teaching), the drug that extracted, crime and an election that the name of the boy can, or can not have in his casualidad in life.

Underlines a positive econometric approximation - that is looking so only for facts and not commenting on like a world would owe that be which is a realm of normative economists. This leaves a little leeway to some potentially the controversial commentaries that relates to, for example, abortion and adoption. Ossia One of my reservations read in a book - roughly of some examples resemble has been selected more to value to impact that for genuine idea.

That says, is also laugh of time out of strong pleasant - roughly of some examples in some names of Californian boys are both terribly sad and absolutely hilarious!

Is reading very lovely but there is to plot of hype when it was published and this could be weighed too much the load for a book to spend, any less like this some of some examples are now very known like the result of a book. Interesting and entertaining this in spite of.
4 / 5
Ossia An absolutely brilliant book in the @@subject that a lot would consider to be quite the bored a. It is a lot of insightful and he goo introduction to a field of economy for first timers, and is packed with ready humour of a start to an end. After reading this book, I maintaining unable meeting to value daily situations in a same way that previously had done. They are extremely happy that has purchased this!

The sensatez conventional often can be wrong. In a third understand of Freakonomics, Levitt resupply one in-discussion of depth that shatters a sensatez conventional that the majority of the trafficante of drug is rich.

His analysis of some financial records of the Black Disciples, the band of Chicago, has tried that the majority of trafficante callejero of the level has won far less than minimum salary. In fact, they have won an average of three dollars an hour. With this history, some authors present a concept of the ‘winner takes all' labour phase, as well as three another Freakonomics concepts -

An example of concept that is spoken roughly is: the winner Takes All labour Phase
This describes the situation in those a lot of labourers competes for the place in a phase, but little in fact have sucedidos in finding occupation. These pocolos those who are paid extraordinarily big salaries.
In an example of a drug gang of Chicago, so only 2.2 of some members have won more half some profits. Levitt And Dubner informs to this labour phase like the “tournament.” A tournament, of course, informs to the situation in those a lot of players competes against each another and, one for one, is deleted. The alike dynamics exists in music, sport and entertainment.
5 / 5
Excellent read a lot of insightful in multiple different subjects; some authors use real data and explain reason a data is always clear yard. Besides, they offer an analysis of as the approximation of politics to create police and reasons has sucedidos and fail. Some different points of view on all some subjects is the one who this really interesting pound for me.
4 / 5
While it was amused initially for some of some observations in here ('the Poor people harm his boys aspirational names, but reasons are ailing-polite, his bad waves! That grace!') Ossia The book that brotas the sour flavour in my mouth. Some authors spend the long time that say to avert falling to pedestrian thought but to defy orthodoxies, and then in an end of a book exited and say that you would have to that think like them, reason are incredibly ready.

The hips looks to assume that one of then is used is fantastically curated and could any never be @@@subject to error ... Giving enough an impression of some ivory-turn academics postulating on some rarities of an external world. ( It considers histories in his NYT blog where the signal was New York that terrible the taxis are ... Based in an experience has had 15 years ago.)

Or perhaps a whole thing is an exercise in knowing irony. Really it is not an exploitation of 'the underlying side of all' so as an exploitation of 'all some things could obtain given for and then correlations of product among, hopefully nettling people and generating hype to the long of a way'. Although ossia bite it long to record in a coverage like partorisca seal-line. But you like read of the book that feels likes is captured in the impulse with an economist that'd really, really likes to be Jerry Seinfeld, read on. Amirite?????!!!
5 / 5
This is not usually a class of reservation would buy, but to the equal that was recommended mine for a daughter of a professor of economy thought that it would give comes from it! I enjoyed it really. A combination of the professional economist, with an obviously divergent alcohol, aided by the journalist has created the thoroughly readable book that use some tools of economy to tease averts some factors that behaviour of influence and of the human actions. Some of some things of worry of the subjects that a would not expect of the economists to be interested in, as, a name is given in the birth affects your likely success in life; it is add wrestlers fixing his parties; or, more controversially, one relieving of laws of abortion in an advantage of EUA to the reduction in a crime-estimate almost 20 years later? As you can see some authors broached the wide row of subjects and has not been fearful to treat highly contest @@subject.
Have one that feels that has have the recent tendency in a field of economy to try and dip values in of the things like human happiness more than treating exclusively with hard-nosed subject and phases: the transmission of tack this expands an appeal of his work to a general audience. This rids epitomizes this transmission and had certainly thinking to the row of subjects in the different way.
4 / 5
Has been recommended to read to of the east reading like this wider for mine the levels. This in spite of, more than relating more to a content covered in the economy to level to reserve home more on thinking like an economist and is more to to the history likes. It is the good book to read in general but has not to found it a lot of appealing.
5 / 5
Has been meaning to read this for some time and after seeing that a sequela is ready to be published has taken stuck in.

Some insiemi of the introduction out of some subjects that will be it cover with more than detail during a rest of a book and certainly whets one want. A collaboration among Levitt (academic economist) and Dubner (journalist) mark for the a lot of the introduction written and easily accessible to some more unusual economy. My own narrow perception of the economy previously was that related to fund where this book aims the one who wide a science of economy in fact that.

Some balances of evidence of investigation of the book based and anecdotal histories to do east of the interesting law concealed does not result dry or boring. Have enjoyed some of some ideas and particularly a commentary in of the correlations and his abuse. Levitt And Dubnar shatters some errors and show because the things are like this in a way to entertain.

Has believed to be all the little too short but commentary that has spent out of an up to date version in 2007 (336 pages) while has an original 2005 edition with only 242 pages. Now they have spent also out of a sequela Superfreakonomics: Global Cooling, Patriotic Prostitutes and Reasons the bomber of Suicide would owe that Buy Sure of the life am looking forward to reading more in a contemporary economy Levitt and Dubnar.

Top Customer Reviews: Freakonomics: A ...

Rating: 4 out of 5 with 30 ratings
4 / 5 Justa
Formed: Paperback Freakonomics, written by journalist Stephen J. Dubner And economist Steven D. Levitt, Is the book in modern economy that resupplies creates key our society as well as that clears a difference among causation and connectivity, and that breaks the situations were people has confused a two. It covers six different subjects by means of fun and amusing questions: deceiving, and the one who the people' the stimulating to the cheat is; an use of fear in an informative unbalance; a profitability of drug extracted; one the majority of effective way to reduce crime; an effect of the actions of the father in the boy and like the name can change calm present the' conception of something. In spite of being the novel to begin, Freakonomics is written in an involving and fun way that comprises all some facts and imagines necessary to sustain some argues has comprised inside a novel. It was the fashion that has there was not reading before but thoroughly enjoyed together with a rest of a book.
Two subjects that find when reading the no-the book of fiction is in the first place an eye purely academician with that an author written and secondly the one who the leading knowledge is required partorisca enjoy a novel. Felizmente, Freakonomics does not have any subject in a slightest. A person does not need to be an economist partorisca enjoy Freakonomics and will find a novel intellectual but entertainment. Some titles of chapter, has found to be intriguing and amusing, for example, ‘which professors escoles and Adds wrestlers active in common?' And it has done a sincerely curious reader in a novel. Besides, a majority of a novel then come from to live until chapters' interesting titles and has maintained a reader that spends a page. A content was, in general, glorious. Some argues was cleverly written with has thought experience as well as in fact facts and figures to sustain them and a novel has comprised also some experiences of two separate men, one that infiltrates a Ku Klux Klan and another to the equal that has taken the prójimo on, eye of interior of as the works of band. These chapters were among my preferred.
This in spite of, as each novel, Freakonomics is not to perfect. To an end, some subjects have begun to interest me less to the equal that have been spoken in far too detail and, although it can have necessary state to try some authors' theory, has not been concealed interested in a subject to begin was with. Besides, some authors ignore necessary information in at least some signals during a novel. When In guns of speakers, declares that ‘in the per capita base, Switzerland has more firearms that so only in any one another country, this in spite of is one of a sure plus' to sustain his querella that the guns do not cause violence. That lacking to mention is some rigid laws roughly purchasing ammunition for guns in Switzerland, which essentially compares to some guns that is unusable without the permission of a government. An exclusion of this information suggests that perhaps slightly is changing some facts to benefit his argue elsewhere in a novel. Finally, like the youngster of British daughter, parts of this book, whilst incredibly that it interest, has not felt highly pertinent mine reason was to a large extent based around Amsterdam. For example, any I particularly relates the discussions around a Ku Klux Klan and nails it urban does not interest me a lot a lot of; this has said, probably has not been written for my group to age in all the chance. In spite of these shortcomings, Freakonomics is, in general, incredibly well, and an informative and interactive idea that gives calm in the the sure appearances of a modern world is a lot of value a bit those that subject.
5 / 5 Cordell
Formed: Paperback Recommended by the mate partorisca do ossia the really different book roughly does yes had used Freakanomics in a curriculum of university economy, can have studied more. This book is the fascinating walk by means of cause and correlation, facts and fiction and more than teaching me very particular economic method, promoted partorisca question that it believes partorisca be true, partorisca question the one who another say me to us - the quite a lot of question everything of some questions. I mean that more that has not learnt never reason trafficante to drug alive with his mothers? Read this and enjoy an alternative to take on a world thinks that that you know.
4 / 5 Lisandra
Formed: Paperback Freakonomics will appeal to any to to which likes a QI of way. An economic content is resupplied for Steven Levitt (Stephen Dubner is mainly the journalist) and his interest is more in a zone of economy that marries in of the elections and of the decisions. Especially his interest is in mining data partorisca cut it such that develops some often surprising, and sometimes contentious, results. A book is the plot of fun (which is not the always associated sentence with books of economy) and sometimes controversial.

Levitt Likes to take seemingly random questions - like reasons trafficante partorisca drug alive with his mothers - partorisca begin investigations the zones that is hid often of view. As it looks partorisca deceive ( Adds wrestling and teaching), the drug that extracted, crime and an election that the name of the boy can, or can not have in his casualidad in life.

Underlines a positive econometric approximation - that is looking so only partorisca facts and not commenting on like a world would owe that be which is a realm of normative economists. This leaves a little leeway to some potentially the controversial commentaries that relates to, for example, abortion and adoption. Ossia One of my reservations read in a book - roughly of some examples resemble has been selected more partorisca value to impact that partorisca genuine idea.

This has said, is partorisca laugh also of time out of strong pleasant - roughly of some examples in some names of Californian boys are both terribly sad and absolutely hilarious!

Is reading very lovely but there is the plot of hype when it was published and this could be weighed too much the load partorisca a book partorisca spend, any less like this some of some examples are now very known like the result of a book. Interesting and entertaining this in spite of.
4 / 5 Lianne
Formed: Paperback Ossia an absolutely brilliant book in the subject that a lot would consider partorisca be quite the bored a. It is a lot of insightful and he goo introduction to a field of economy for first timers, and is packed with ready humour of a start to an end. After reading this book, I maintaining unable meeting to value daily situations in a same way that previously had done. They are extremely happy that has purchased this!

The sensatez conventional often can be wrong. In a third understand of Freakonomics, Levitt resupplies one in-discussion of depth that shatters a sensatez conventional that the majority of the trafficante of drug is rich.

His analysis of some financial records of the Black Disciples, the band of Chicago, has tried that the majority of trafficante callejero of the level has won far less than minimum salary. In fact, they have won an average of three dollars an hour. With this history, some authors present a concept of the ‘winner takes all' labour phase, as well as three another Freakonomics concepts -

An example of concept that is spoken roughly is: the winner Takes All labour Phase
This describes the situation in those a lot of labourers competes for the place in a phase, but little in fact have sucedidos in finding occupation. These pocolos those who are paid extraordinarily big salaries.
In an example of a drug gang of Chicago, so only 2.2 of some members have won more half some profits. Levitt And Dubner informs to this labour phase like the “tournament.” A tournament, of course, informs to the situation in those a lot of players competes against each another and, one for one, is deleted. The alike dynamics exists in music, sport and entertainment.
4 / 5 Lorelei
Formed: Kindle the Excellent edition acts a lot of insightful in multiple different subjects; some authors use real data and explain why a data is always clear yard. Besides, they offer an analysis of as the approximation of politics partorisca create police and because it has sucedidos and fail. Some different points of view on all some subjects is the one who this really interesting pound partorisca me.
5 / 5 Sharleen
Formed: Hardcover While it was amused initially for some of some observations in here ('the Poor people harm his boys aspirational names, but because they are ailing-polite, his bad waves! That grace!') Ossia The book that brotas the sour flavour in my mouth. Some authors spend the long time that say partorisca avert falling the pedestrian thought but partorisca defy orthodoxies, and then in an end of a book exited and say that you would have to that think like them, reason are incredibly ready.

The hips looks partorisca assume that one of then is used is fantastically curated and could any never be subject to error ... Giving enough an impression of some ivory-turn academics postulating on some rarities of an external world. ( It considers histories in his NYT blog where the signal was New York that terrible the taxis are ... Based in an experience has had 15 years ago.)

Or perhaps a whole thing is an exercise in knowing irony. Really it is not an exploitation of 'the underlying side of all' so as an exploitation of 'all some things could obtain given for and then correlations of product among, hopefully nettling people and generating hype to the long of a way'. Although ossia bite it long to return in a coverage as to seal-line. But you like read of the book that feels likes is captured in the impulse with an economist that'd really, really likes to be Jerry Seinfeld, read on. Amirite?????!!!
5 / 5 Shira
Formed: Paperback This is not usually a class of reservation would buy, but as it was recommended mine for a daughter of a professor of economy thought that it would give comes from it! The enjoyed really. A combination of the professional economist, with an obviously divergent alcohol, aided by the journalist has created the thoroughly readable book that use some tools of economy the tease averts some factors that behaviour of influence and of the human actions. Some of some things of worry of the subjects that a would not expect of the economists partorisca be interested in, as, a name is given in the birth affects your likely success in life; it is add wrestlers fixing his parties; or, more controversially, one relieving of laws of abortion in an advantage of EUA to the reduction in a crime-estimate almost 20 years later? As you can see some authors broached the wide row of subjects and has not been fearful to treat highly contest subject.
Has one that feels that has have the recent tendency in a field of economy to try and dip values in of the things like human happiness more than treating exclusively with hard-nosed subject and phases: the transmission of tack this expands an appeal of his work to a general audience. This rids epitomizes this transmission and had certainly thinking to the row of subjects in the different way.
4 / 5 Maryjane
Formed: Paperback has been meaning partorisca read this partorisca some time and after seeing that a sequela is ready partorisca be published has taken stuck in.

Some insiemi of the introduction out of some subjects that will be it cover with more than detail during a rest of a book and certainly whets one wins. A collaboration among Levitt (academic economist) and Dubner (journalist) mark for the a lot of the introduction written and easily accessible to some more unusual economy. My own narrow perception of the economy previously was that related to fund where this book aims the one who wide a science of economy in fact that.

Some balances of evidence of investigation of the book based and anecdotal histories to do east of the interesting law concealed does not result dry or boring. I have enjoyed some of some ideas and particularly a commentary in of the correlations and his abuse. Levitt And Dubnar shatter some errors and show because the things are like this in a way to entertain.

Has believed to be all the little too short but commentary that has spent out of an up to date version in 2007 (336 pages) while has an original 2005 edition with only 242 pages. Now they have spent also out of a sequela Superfreakonomics: Global Cooling, Patriotic Prostitutes and Reasons the bomber of Suicide would owe that Buy Sure of the life am looking forward to reading more in a contemporary economy Levitt and Dubnar.
4 / 5 Caitlyn
Formed: Paperback Any exactly an economy textbook, but probably a bestselling economy textbook never. Writing for an economist and the journalist, head to to the questions like Reasons is of professors to the equal that add wrestlers? (You so much cheat) and reason has done fallen of crime in New York? (controversially, Reason when they have legalised abortion, his dramatically cut a supply of potential criminals).

An academic half of these claims of dynamic duet partorisca be any abonos in mathematicians. Possibly ossia disingenuous - looks partorisca be quite very given of boss. But certainly some reports are devoid of tedious equations.

This content is available in of the free blogs, podcasts, and miscellaneous another internet freebies. But I found it so that interests that in spite of a freebies has been and has bought a book
4 / 5 Carie
Formed: Paperback This book is the dual endeavour . A lecturer of economy has joined force with the lecturer of Squads of New York partorisca write the book that tries to the questions like 'Because do of trafficante partorisca drug alive with his Mamma?'

Is an interesting book , but am not sure that it is the book that you read in a seating. I say this reason there is no real flow to a book. Some authors could direct trafficante of drug in a chapter, and African-American names in some prójimos. A result is that calm a lot necessarily build on any moment to the equal that moves of a chapter to a prójimo.

Does not take Me bad, ossia an interesting book , and will find a mental gymnastics that some authors have produced stimulating (reasons cleverly is writing). This in spite of, does not think is written in the the majority of possible fluent way, and is for this that did not give it 5.
4 / 5 Martha
Freakonomics, Written by journalist Stephen J. Dubner And economist Steven D. Levitt, Is the book in modern economy that resupplies creates key our society as well as that clears a difference among causation and connectivity, and that breaks the situations were people has confused a two. It covers six different subjects by means of fun and amusing questions: deceiving, and the one who the people' the stimulating to the cheat is; an use of fear in an informative unbalance; a profitability of drug extracted; one the majority of effective way to reduce crime; an effect of the actions of the father in the boy and like the name can change calm present the' conception of something. In spite of being the novel to begin, Freakonomics is written in an involving and fun way that comprises all some facts and imagines necessary to sustain some argues has comprised inside a novel. It was the fashion that has there was not reading before but thoroughly enjoyed together with a rest of a book.
Two subjects that find when reading the no-the book of fiction is in the first place an eye purely academician with that an author written and secondly the one who the leading knowledge is required partorisca enjoy a novel. Felizmente, Freakonomics does not have any subject in a slightest. A person does not need to be an economist partorisca enjoy Freakonomics and will find a novel intellectual but entertainment. Some titles of chapter, has found to be intriguing and amusing, for example, ‘which professors escoles and Adds wrestlers active in common?' And it has done a sincerely curious reader in a novel. Besides, a majority of a novel then come from to live until chapters' interesting titles and has maintained a reader that spends a page. A content was, in general, glorious. Some argues was cleverly written with has thought experience as well as in fact facts and figures to sustain them and a novel has comprised also some experiences of two separate men, one that infiltrates a Ku Klux Klan and another to the equal that has taken the prójimo on, eye of interior of as the works of band. These chapters were among my preferred.
This in spite of, as each novel, Freakonomics is not to perfect. To an end, some subjects have begun to interest me less to the equal that have been spoken in far too detail and, although it can have necessary state to try some authors' theory, has not been concealed interested in a @@subject to begin was with. Besides, some authors ignore necessary information in at least some signals during a novel. When In guns of speakers, declares that ‘in the per capita base, Switzerland has more firearms that so only in any one another country, this in spite of is one of a sure plus' to sustain his querella that the guns do not cause violence. That lacking to mention is some rigid laws roughly purchasing ammunition for guns in Switzerland, which essentially compares to some guns that is unusable without the permission of a government. An exclusion of this information suggests that perhaps slightly is changing some facts to benefit his argue elsewhere in a novel. Finally, like the youngster of British daughter, parts of this book, whilst incredibly that it interest, has not felt highly pertinent mine reason was to a large extent based around Amsterdam. For example, any I particularly relates the discussions around a Ku Klux Klan and nails it urban does not interest me a lot a lot of; this has said, probably has not been written for my group to age in all the chance. In spite of these shortcomings, Freakonomics is, in general, incredibly well, and an informative and interactive idea that gives calm in the the sure appearances of a modern world is a lot of value a bit those that @@subject.
5 / 5 Glennie
Any one says 'have any expectation and calm will not take never disappointed' and one of things that there is spoilt this mine reads was my big expectations .

A good:
Interesting and wise way of increasing data
convincing conclusion
Pleasant fashion to read a lot of 'digestible'

A bad:
Incredibly repetitive - a chance of number of the decreasing of criminals are covered at least 3 times! Enough each one if it is covered at least two times.
Authors to touch to 10 or like this subject that there is not founding particularly interesting- a lot is related to run that the shows of mine like USA orientated is.
A creation is odd, looks an amateurish self-publish reserved - any the one who marks decided 'sinister' the collage of some materials and add everything of them to a book' begin of as the regular book, then spends for an investigation has published, then pieces, then look it behind to 'a book', then FAQ - very odd and inconsistent.
Subject trivial like a name of creatures are murdered the death. I am impressed so only for a shear determination any one has had to go through this die and arrive finally that it is 'the tendencies of names change over time'.

Has loved to like, of a subject is fascinating but mine to look that a reputation of a professor is based in his controversial findings that it is predominantly the race has related. Found the plus of the sensationalistic that an empirical bed.
Damage quite read Ariely.
5 / 5 Cecilia
Recommended by the mate to do ossia the really different book roughly does yes had used Freakanomics in a curriculum of university economy, can have studied more. This book is the fascinating walk by means of cause and correlation, facts and fiction and more than teaching me very particular economic method, promoted to question that it believes to be true, to question the one who another say me to us - the quite a lot of question everything of some questions. I mean that more that has not learnt never reason trafficante to drug alive with his mothers? Read this and enjoy an alternative to take on a world thinks that that you know.
5 / 5 Chau
Freakonomics Will appeal to any to to which likes a QI of way. An economic content is resupplied for Steven Levitt (Stephen Dubner is mainly the journalist) and his interest is more in a zone of economy that marries in of the elections and of the decisions. Especially his interest is in mining data to cut it such that develops some often surprising, and sometimes contentious, results. A book is the plot of fun (which is not the always associated sentence with books of economy) and sometimes controversial.

Levitt Likes to take seemingly random questions - like reasons trafficante to drug alive with his mothers - to start with investigations the zones that is hid often of view. As it looks to deceive ( Adds wrestling and teaching), the drug that extracted, crime and an election that the name of the boy can, or can not have in his casualidad in life.

Underlines a positive econometric approximation - that is looking so only for facts and not commenting on like a world would owe that be which is a realm of normative economists. This leaves a little leeway to some potentially the controversial commentaries that relates to, for example, abortion and adoption. Ossia One of my reservations read in a book - roughly of some examples resemble has been selected more to value to impact that for genuine idea.

That says, is also laugh of time out of strong pleasant - roughly of some examples in some names of Californian boys are both terribly sad and absolutely hilarious!

Is reading very lovely but there is to plot of hype when it was published and this could be weighed too much the load for a book to spend, any less like this some of some examples are now very known like the result of a book. Interesting and entertaining this in spite of.
5 / 5 Jetta
Ossia An absolutely brilliant book in the @@subject that a lot would consider to be quite the bored a. It is a lot of insightful and he goo introduction to a field of economy for first timers, and is packed with ready humour of a start to an end. After reading this book, I maintaining unable meeting to value daily situations in a same way that previously had done. They are extremely happy that has purchased this!

The sensatez conventional often can be wrong. In a third understand of Freakonomics, Levitt resupply one in-discussion of depth that shatters a sensatez conventional that the majority of the trafficante of drug is rich.

His analysis of some financial records of the Black Disciples, the band of Chicago, has tried that the majority of trafficante callejero of the level has won far less than minimum salary. In fact, they have won an average of three dollars an hour. With this history, some authors present a concept of the ‘winner takes all' labour phase, as well as three another Freakonomics concepts -

An example of concept that is spoken roughly is: the winner Takes All labour Phase
This describes the situation in those a lot of labourers competes for the place in a phase, but little in fact have sucedidos in finding occupation. These pocolos those who are paid extraordinarily big salaries.
In an example of a drug gang of Chicago, so only 2.2 of some members have won more half some profits. Levitt And Dubner informs to this labour phase like the “tournament.” A tournament, of course, informs to the situation in those a lot of players competes against each another and, one for one, is deleted. The alike dynamics exists in music, sport and entertainment.
4 / 5 Ozella
Excellent read a lot of insightful in multiple different subjects; some authors use real data and explain reason a data is always clear yard. Besides, they offer an analysis of as the approximation of politics to create police and reasons has sucedidos and fail. Some different points of view on all some subjects is the one who this really interesting pound for me.
5 / 5 Torie
While it was amused initially for some of some observations in here ('the Poor people harm his boys aspirational names, but reasons are ailing-polite, his bad waves! That grace!') Ossia The book that brotas the sour flavour in my mouth. Some authors spend the long time that say to avert falling to pedestrian thought but to defy orthodoxies, and then in an end of a book exited and say that you would have to that think like them, reason are incredibly ready.

The hips looks to assume that one of then is used is fantastically curated and could any never be @@@subject to error ... Giving enough an impression of some ivory-turn academics postulating on some rarities of an external world. ( It considers histories in his NYT blog where the signal was New York that terrible the taxis are ... Based in an experience has had 15 years ago.)

Or perhaps a whole thing is an exercise in knowing irony. Really it is not an exploitation of 'the underlying side of all' so as an exploitation of 'all some things could obtain given for and then correlations of product among, hopefully nettling people and generating hype to the long of a way'. Although ossia bite it long to record in a coverage like partorisca seal-line. But you like read of the book that feels likes is captured in the impulse with an economist that'd really, really likes to be Jerry Seinfeld, read on. Amirite?????!!!
4 / 5 Larhonda
This is not usually a class of reservation would buy, but to the equal that was recommended mine for a daughter of a professor of economy thought that it would give comes from it! I enjoyed it really. A combination of the professional economist, with an obviously divergent alcohol, aided by the journalist has created the thoroughly readable book that use some tools of economy to tease averts some factors that behaviour of influence and of the human actions. Some of some things of worry of the subjects that a would not expect of the economists to be interested in, as, a name is given in the birth affects your likely success in life; it is add wrestlers fixing his parties; or, more controversially, one relieving of laws of abortion in an advantage of EUA to the reduction in a crime-estimate almost 20 years later? As you can see some authors broached the wide row of subjects and has not been fearful to treat highly contest @@subject.
Have one that feels that has have the recent tendency in a field of economy to try and dip values in of the things like human happiness more than treating exclusively with hard-nosed subject and phases: the transmission of tack this expands an appeal of his work to a general audience. This rids epitomizes this transmission and had certainly thinking to the row of subjects in the different way.
5 / 5 Euna
Has been recommended to read to of the east reading like this wider for mine the levels. This in spite of, more than relating more to a content covered in the economy to level to reserve home more on thinking like an economist and is more to to the history likes. It is the good book to read in general but has not to found it a lot of appealing.
4 / 5 Arie
Has been meaning to read this for some time and after seeing that a sequela is ready to be published has taken stuck in.

Some insiemi of the introduction out of some subjects that will be it cover with more than detail during a rest of a book and certainly whets one want. A collaboration among Levitt (academic economist) and Dubner (journalist) mark for the a lot of the introduction written and easily accessible to some more unusual economy. My own narrow perception of the economy previously was that related to fund where this book aims the one who wide a science of economy in fact that.

Some balances of evidence of investigation of the book based and anecdotal histories to do east of the interesting law concealed does not result dry or boring. Have enjoyed some of some ideas and particularly a commentary in of the correlations and his abuse. Levitt And Dubnar shatters some errors and show because the things are like this in a way to entertain.

Has believed to be all the little too short but commentary that has spent out of an up to date version in 2007 (336 pages) while has an original 2005 edition with only 242 pages. Now they have spent also out of a sequela Superfreakonomics: Global Cooling, Patriotic Prostitutes and Reasons the bomber of Suicide would owe that Buy Sure of the life am looking forward to reading more in a contemporary economy Levitt and Dubnar.
4 / 5 Eula
Any exactly an economy textbook, but probably a bestselling economy textbook never. Writing for an economist and the journalist, head to to the questions like Reasons is of professors to the equal that add wrestlers? (You so much cheat) and reason has done fallen of crime in New York? (controversially, Reason when they have legalised abortion, his dramatically cut a supply of potential criminals).

An academic half of these claims of dynamic duet partorisca be any abonos in mathematicians. Possibly ossia disingenuous - looks partorisca be quite very given of boss. But certainly some reports are devoid of tedious equations.

This content is available in of the free blogs, podcasts, and miscellaneous another internet freebies. But I found it so that interests that in spite of a freebies has been and has bought a book
4 / 5 Bridgett
This book is the dual endeavour . A lecturer of economy has joined force with the lecturer of Squads of New York to write the book that tries to the questions like 'Reasons do of trafficante to drug alive with his Mamma?'

Is an interesting book , but am not sure that it is the book that you read in a seating. I say this reason there is no real flow to a book. Some authors could direct trafficante of drug in a chapter, and African-American names in some prójimos. A result is that calm a lot necessarily build on any moment to the equal that moves of a chapter to a prójimo.

Does not take Me bad, ossia an interesting book , and will find a mental gymnastics that some authors have produced stimulating (reasons cleverly is writing). This in spite of, does not think is written in the the majority of possible fluent way, and is for this that did not give it 5.
4 / 5 Kathleen
This book is very written and broaches some interesting subjects. It covers the diverse row of the facts that diverse of a klu klux klan to one the importance of the name of the boy. A chapter headings is fascinating and some facts are presented in the a lot of involving and accessible way - is not hard to see reason this book is to populate. This in spite of, in my opinion ossia the three book of star . There is a lot the pocolos capitulate and some links is maintained quite i.et. Klu Klux Klan And Agents of Property. Futhermore, Some of some chapters leave me feeling the bit or that?' Some trafficante to drug that alive with his mammas and a one in childrens the names leave me quite apathetic. Calm could not help the feeling there was much more to be fact with a material. Also it thinks that my test is now skewed later in the bed the Harm Ariely is 'Predicatably Irrational'. It informs and it extrapolates of all of the his OWN research which think gives a book has augmented credability and leaves this a the little walk and superficial in comparison. This in spite of, ossia the good bed and is full of interesting facts so that it recommend it.
4 / 5 Eusebio
A brilliant book for the brilliant alcohol. It is easy and enjoyable to read the fashion of this writer - and although it is everything on economy, a text is not weighed is statistical. A brain for behind east rid interpreter a data and weaves some histories that says, that exposes a falsehoods of the principles of common senses have accepted sure and some incredible realities for behind several complex zones of social psychology and a capitalist world.
4 / 5 Harris
Are not the big no-reader of fiction, as to find something like this, where has run by means of excites. A way adds to take you to think out of a box, and to promote you to question sensatez conventional. I know some reviewers has said this book is the bit 'lite' excepts is is an introduction to a concept, can not cover all, and comes from it to him would not be to do fault some needs of an audience have feigned. It presents ideas, and die to back them up in the variety of subjects. In this way it can it go was and learn more on some subjects that is of yours entity, master . Or calm so only can enjoy that it learn it some interesting facts, and the memory sã to question things.
5 / 5 Lola
So only read the pair of chapters in, but no only are I the finding far too simplistic (still although they are an Economy newbee), has separates concealed is a lot inaccurate or has bad has researched. Disappointing.
4 / 5 Becki
One first half is fascinating, has read he in a seating but a second half is feeble. A second half of a whole book is in parenting which would have been the best like the chapter and quickly give to the slog.
5 / 5 Olinda
Has loved this book. Tour unquestioned preconceptions roughly like some world-wide works in his boss in of the ways that felt of mark. They are sure there equally it is obliging counter-argue the a lot of the claims of a book. But it is lies by force very so much in to the his conclusions likes them to them the way reports question and some uses of methodology to answer them. It is the book that the frames think. It can not be bad.
4 / 5 Jacquelyn
Some interesting but bits very cynical and quite depressing. A book alleges that the tax of the crime of Amsterdam is gone down in a nineties reason an introduction of the legal abortion in some seventies has meant that to plot of some people those who would be gone in to be the criminals have not been never born. There is no real evidence at all, basically so only that some two things coincided but a book alleges it like this fact.
4 / 5 Fidela
Has arrived a lot quickly, and has been surprised in like this easy is to take to grips with ideas quite complex, included for him pleb like me. Highly you recommend.

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4 / 5 Perry
I have wanted Fooled for Randomness and a Black Swan, but this follows up is in disappointing. There are two reasons partorisca east. A prime minister is that Taleb looks for having explained his thoughts keys in these earlier books, and there there is little new material here. A second is that Taleb suffer that I call yndrome of Potter of Harry', in this like this east of the is resulted the editors look more popular more reluctant to take the scalpel his work (in fact he repeatedly voice his disdain for editors). A result of of the this is 500 pages of rambling thoughts, and is hard to take to an end of him has left so only draw any conclusions. I seat bad critiquing Taleb like his earlier books have done the enormous impression on me, but this so only is not on some same levels. Hopefully His editors will dip down a law next time and questions of the editor the active plus.
4 / 5 Karry
Is hard to know where still take when that pause in this book. Some books are described so that the life that change, but is not . This a really is. I never look in any appearance of my life again in enough a same way. The desire would read does years. Now I am buying he for mine (adult) boys. It can result the fight to read in time but if he , dipped the down and gone back his. Prpers Having said that the majority of a book is compulsive and humorous reading, interrupted for 'wow I never thought of likes that before'. This in spite of recommend to read 'A Black Swan' prime minister so that it think could lose a point of this book, at least initially, if calm no.
5 / 5 Chase
I really, has has wanted to really like this book.

Has tried law the and clave with him - I has done sincerely. But Taleb literally has repeated a same thing on and on again to a point has thinks that had had an error in printing. Snub of an author to another academics and the scholars that to terms of use likes him a esoviet-illusion of Harvard' was quite that dips was and his use of 'big-words-for-big-words-sake' really begun to chafe.

Honradamente, Thinks that that some ideas have presented in a book is fantastic and worthy of praise but his tone, hubris and diatribes against another has done an unreadable book.

Dipped it down and will not choose it on again. That the shame.
4 / 5 Lala
Has bed any of a forward Taleb books, like A Black Swan: An Impact of a Highly Unlikely or Fooled for Randomness: An Underlying Function of Casualidad in Life and in some Phases are more probably any in still the surprise. An author is certainly highly scholarly and frames some excellent points but does like this in the relatively blunt and confrontational way (explaining a number of the descriptions that gives alternatively 1 or 5 stars).

In a tongue of current book a concept of anti-fragility, i.et. The characteristic of systems that benefit, more than taking hurt for unpredictability. There are a lot of facts of good points and certainly spent to a concept. We tend to be fooled for randomness (pun feigned) and tends to discount scarce chances - a lot of to the our detriment.

Where A success of a book will depend in a humour of a reader much more, is is typically Taleb way. It is confrontational and concealed to a discharge where quite some readers can be postponed. While this does not annoy me generally, finds that he in fact belabored a point a bit too and that a book to good sure profit of a abridgement to the to something likes 300 of pages. While there is not founding any part of a book entirely replaceable, a point takes bit it too repetitive after the moment.

Wants to take a lot a content in the less confrontational, and volume more slender, recommends that you come from A Disorder Perfecto: One has hid Profits Of first Disorder. If, you enjoyed you this in spite of his leading work, goes for him for all bad - is a lot one same (perhaps included he tad more extreme) as always and a content certainly is interesting.
5 / 5 Millie
There is so much in this book will be still to enjoy eureka moments on and on.

To Which likes him the author has said, is things your instincts have known, but your rational side a lot can have Said, “point an evidence”; any evidence of the existence is not the evidence of any existence will look obvious after his explanation and joins some calm points for in of the zones of Science, Medicine and Fiannce.

For an end a simple truth of his “Triad”: Fragility, Volatility and Optionality will be clearer yours.

That surprise more, is that chair in rationalists and science that maintains (lecturing birds on like this to fly). It was the hardcore title of paper for both and although the physicist I still sign until some profits of science, are the persuaded by some argue in this book.

Has read this. The six stars can so that it is the transmission of game
4 / 5 Nan
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That it is an opposite of fragility? The majority of people says robustness, resilience, or force. The majority of people, says Taleb, is bad. The fragility is to be weakened by uncertainty or volatility, while resilience is to be unaffected for volatility. That requires is something strengthened by volatility and transmission – something antifragile.

That, in the nutshell, is Antifragile. It likes all some better ideas, is the simple idea with immediate, of entity, and interesting consequences. Especially, Taleb contests that a modern world, in his investigation for efficiency and optimisation, has ignored some effects of volatilities. Like the result, shock (Black Swans) has catastrophic consequences. When A paste, this in spite of, ask a wrong question. We demand to know because failure to predict a bubble of house or explosion of illness, in place of prpers ask reason build fixes it that it is tremendously vulnerable the such shocks.

In planting to delete centralisation and vulnerability in our systems, like this business big or of the big bureaucracies, this in spite of, maintains to try to predict a future, an endeavour has condemned the failure. Shock, Like this Taleb has contested in other books, is scarce, and like this trying paralización to predict them is impossible reason spend like this seldom – not having never quite a lot of points of data to draw conclusions. (For some economists that read, believes in of the fat rows). More than trying to predict a future, would have to fix to build that can evolve and adapt his.

An idea is the quite simple a, but does not think something the majority of thought roughly. Calm once the the, a rest of a book does not add very a lot, which is always a danger of having an idea adds. It can also sometimes be the technician of has bitten for the general audience. An idea takes 5 starts , possibly 6: a book 4 to be too long.
4 / 5 Katharina
His ideas to a character of a lot almost unnerving the useless sectors of our modern world am welcome, and I slowly to recommend this book to several friends of the my those who have expressed this idea less elegantly. I think that that it loses a mark in some respects: the error and the ancient test no longer will suffice to cure the illness of the alzheimer today a way has cured general illness in a past, but his ready way to think in a world is highly refreshing (if the little bitter and inflammatory...)
Reread This reservations :
- Is the student has thought your future
- Is dissatisfied with a modern world in the way ossia last to express
4 / 5 Madge
Gentleman Taleb servants on feeding for has thought. This particular banquet is a mother of all the lunches for these starving for the originals has thought.

An Intelligent Author ameno to resist his fearsome talent, passion and lifetime to learn to direct an a lot of root of randomness and like some creatures and organisations thrive, whilst another is totally ignorant of volatility.

This in spite of like this leaves with a mystery of the last desire of his fellow horizontal.

Some claims of the author does not eat never economists, but clearly takes his civic duty seriously ensures his duplicity is exposed for everything to see.

Material wonderful.
5 / 5 Aleshia
This book takes 5 stars how is one of entity, probably saving of life (to the equal that in could save your life or save calm of the calm life does not love or does not comprise ) has read.
In present risk savvy the reasoning and the action that take while giving it crisp image of like this some success is done in some slope another shouldering a risk this book is lovely in reality sympathetic.

Is not a enjoyable read and an author has his obsesses to take more plant the one who that deserve together with rants but in general a lot like this of the entity has compared to it insightful some good parts are.
5 / 5 Ilona
Has read this reserves the long time does and has felt thank you to write the description to the equal that am surprised the one who the people fail to @give the one who lovely is. A book resupplies the philosophy of life, goes much more there when being 'interesting'. For the readers improve my joint is to direct in an idea and try think in that calm that can apply to appearances of your life to the equal that have read to the long of, if personal or work. Some people critique his fashion to write but I lacking to comprise like this ossia very pertinent. Some ideas in this book are like this intuitive that calm interests to him the one who calm there is no @to @give this before or at least read roughly the the time along fact. Again some people say this is not new but again, the one who concerns , Read the long, improvement every time and also head to you other authors that is like this fantastic.
4 / 5 Lee
Has read this reserves the long time does and has felt thank you to write the description to the equal that am surprised the one who the people fail to @give the one who lovely is. A book resupplies the philosophy of life, goes much more there when being 'interesting'. For the readers improve my joint is to direct in an idea and try think in that calm that can apply to appearances of your life to the equal that have read to the long of, if personal or work. Some people critique his fashion to write but I lacking to comprise like this ossia very pertinent. Some ideas in this book are like this intuitive that calm interests to him the one who calm there is no @to @give this before or at least read roughly the the time along fact. Again some people say this is not new but again, the one who concerns ? Read the long, improvement every time and also head to you other authors that is like this fantastic.

Top Customer Reviews: The Shock Doctrine: ...

Rating: 4 out of 5 with 30 ratings
4 / 5 Graig
Formed: Paperback An eye that opens collection of some seriously impacting facts. All too often, the reservation like this is based totally on opinion. This in spite of, ossia one of a quite referenced reservation that there is not reading never. Klein resupplies roughly 60 pages of referencing enabling readers to verify each one which so and everything of some claims has done in this book. The American republicans do not exit too well in this book but we Brits has to that take the action of a fault also, particularly during Thatcher our years.
4 / 5 Mindi
Formed: Paperback Of a history of psychological torture to a history of torture of nations... Or history of the neoliberalism yes looks for a formal term that is. In timing a book will be a lot of depressive, but does not think has another way partorisca any partorisca learn, question, explores or comprise a world-wide alive in (and so only perhaps begins partorisca be alentador also although it touches like the contradiction). A must read partorisca all the world, also the writing of Klein is a lot powerful and easy to read like the plus.
5 / 5 Soila
Formed: Paperback This book is the soyust law' wants to know that it is going in with an economy and politics today. Naomi Klein explains that the country after the country has been transformed to lunar-liberal economies, benefiting some rich and impoverishing some poor and hat this so only can be fulfilled using some class of hock' for the justify.

Read it and will comprise that it is going in with 'austerity' and reason our public services are hollowed was, and reason a process is already state discredited.
4 / 5 Marian
Formed: Paperback A lot of books so only can be refused like this theory of conspiracy. Included a lot of the good books take these launched in them of the his detractors so only the piece the together with crapping books for nutters and looneys. Klein does not try partorisca aim any class of group 'hid' of people in of the secret rooms those who mumble odd mantras near, but underlines several political figures and chances, of Cile of Pinochet by means of Reagan and Thatcher, the Iraq, and tip the common ethos and philosophy that will impact you. There is some link among these people but not liking they all belong to some secret club. His agendas so only spend to be was mindset and political stable.

Is hunting For some Lit, goes to find another book. Ossia So only real politician, and odder and worse that any 'conspiracy' has found. Quite easy to read, also.
5 / 5 Delicia
Formed: Paperback no attended never partorisca read the better book in economy and politician. It is A lot Of ENTITY! A fashion is clear and lucidas, masterly. It underlines some defects of capitalism, especially some defects of these promolgating that: Some the EUA, some Boys of Chicago and some a lot of dictators, almost the dictators and the politicians taking in for them in of the thousands of chances, all referenced, has gathered impeccably and a weight of evidence astronomic. Some looks of thesis to be that a lot the country of a world has changed his economic arrangements, suddenly, to resupply leave form of capitalism everything of him based in some Boys of Chicago: Milton Friedman, Hayek, Harburger and to the. This when being an ideal form has perceived . Friedman Included has taken the Nobel for him. In the each chance there was abject failure. To prejudice it all some companies have possessed of some nations have been sold was, invariably to subject of EUA or locals in the thousandth of a real value (in a chance of Russia). All some normal services in that has fallen averts because of an application of accident of this new politics, has had complaints and same annoyances. These have been prendidos for some people have involved to be 'disappeared': uploaded to the plan, flown in the wide river and has launched was: lunch for
crocodiles. In a such country a first deficit of an accident was 3 thousands million. Twenty years later are 103 thousands million: 5 thousands million the year, the majority of him that goes to some pockets of fat cats, some of them the economists that favour a transmission and the big companies likes them Ford. Those looks is clear is that it leave to do the capitalism is not so only theoretically defunct May
5 / 5 Anissa
Formed: Paperback He the deeply depressing book... But to 5 description of star. But some things are that that. If you are one write the one who prefers blissful the ignorance then averts this book.
4 / 5 Yukiko
Formed: Kindle Edition One a lot depressing but essential book. Naomi Klein has done his investigation and writing count it partorisca oblige of as neoloberal the economic ideology there is shaped a lot of that has spent in a world of a prompt 1970s. Those surfaces is scaring but essential to comprises wants to create the justest society.
5 / 5 Cary
Formed: Paperback has Arrived early, in good condition. This was in timing too impressive, the neoliberalism is money in of the skins that do with registering payers money. A tragedy is that this is to spend at all. A misery wrought is sometimes painful to face; this is has owed to bear leave continue, further of chance because we can not see regarding the take.
Very Said, chilling and emotionally challaging partorisca read.
4 / 5 Constance
Formed: Paperback Naomi Klein is A Doctrine of the accident is the experience partorisca read resembled one opening of the box of Pandora cerebral. As some technicians have described partorisca impact an organism, and impact an organism politic, likes to peel was some discharges of an onion, some experience partorisca read is tantamount partorisca peel way some discharges of an onion in our generally resisted perception.
A centrical premise is that Milton Friedman envisaged the view of capitalist like unrestrained, likes fundamentalist, that is hostile the democracy and wins popular, and requires imposicin for any autocracy, or saws manipulation of public perception by means of rendering an audience to the state of confusion.
An accident of a title takes two forms, an unprecedented chance that can explode popular opinion, and a fast imposicin of Friedmanite reforms of free phase.
Ossia Has imposed often follow the disaster, likes Hurricane Katrina, or an Indian Ocean Tsunami, essentially capitalising in the disaster, for this a namesake, capitalism of disaster.
Klein approaches a character of this doctrine chronologically, examining his autocratic implementation in a Cone Of the sud of Latin America in a 1970s, a radical implementation of therapy of accident in Bolivia in a 1980s, to some the majority of extreme examples, as Yeltsin privatisations of scrolling and fast fire of controls of prices, to one the majority of extreme and pure implementation, a Coalition the corporate Provisional powers apresamiento on Iraq.
While it can be naive partorisca draw the links direct among a Friedmanite doctrine of incident and the technicians of interrogation of the CIA of Ewan Cameron, a principle is alike, essentially one looking for of the spatial slate. Iraq was rendered to the spatial slate, as it was partorisca stick to Russia Soviet, and in a chance of Cile and Iraq, the torture has coincided with an exclusion of a dissent these policemen create.
Sure parallels Klein posits is highly disputable, like an accident supposed of Tiananmen Situates like the pretext partorisca press by means of reform of phase freer, when in reality Tiananmen rendered reforms to the stand-off partorisca 2 years.
While has no disputing a tangible sprain Klein resists against privatisation in general, and lessening of economic controls, has to very sure exposes an ugly side of boundless capitalism.
To all the cost of where one chooses to go with his political and economic ideology, after reading this book results difficult any partorisca consider Milton Friedman and Chicago Escole sycophants like another dogmatic ideological threat the liberty, looked in the each one vetoes the Stalinism, Maoism and Islamic Fundamentalism. One obliging and the earth that shatters book.
4 / 5 Galen
Formed: Kindle Edition Ossia one of some the majority of significant books there is not reading never. In a last 2-3 years have a lot of bed similarly themed works, but any with a depth of investigation and convincing detail that Klein employs.

Some narrative surfaces. Understand for chapter, this has to that prod a reader to rethink his comprising of a world-wide around . I found deeply disturbed for a method sistmico of blackmail, subterfuge, and more sinister that everything, the force in of the skins have employed in of the dozens of countries.

Like to give this reserves mine the majority of fervent recommendation, and Klein, the enormous measure of recognition partorisca operates it deeply of entity in a world-wide that need to be listened and comprised for like this of a lot of people like possible
4 / 5 Thurman
An eye that opens collection of some seriously impacting facts. All too often, the reservation like this is based totally on opinion. This in spite of, ossia one of a quite referenced reservation that there is not reading never. Klein resupplies roughly 60 pages of referencing enabling readers to verify each one which so and everything of some claims has done in this book. The American republicans do not exit too well in this book but we Brits has to that take the action of a fault also, particularly during Thatcher our years.
5 / 5 Windy
Of a history of psychological torture to a history of torture of nations... Or history of the neoliberalism yes looks for a formal term that is. In timing a book will be a lot of depressive, but does not think has any one another way for any to learn, question, explores or comprise a world-wide alive in (and so only perhaps begins to be alentador also although it touches like the contradiction). A must read for all the world, also the writing of Klein is a lot powerful and easy to read like the plus.
5 / 5 Simonne
This book is the soyust law' wants to know that it is going in with an economy and politics today. Naomi Klein explains that the country after the country has been transformed to lunar-liberal economies, benefiting some rich and impoverishing some poor and hat this so only can be fulfilled using some class of hock' for the justify.

Read it and will comprise that it is going in with 'austerity' and reason our public services are hollowed was, and reason a process is already state discredited.
4 / 5 Dawna
He The deeply depressing book... But to 5 description of star. But some things are that that. If you are one write the one who prefers blissful the ignorance then averts this book.
5 / 5 Rosalva
A lot of books so only can be refused like this theory of conspiracy. Included a lot of the good books take these launched in them of the his detractors so only the piece the together with crapping books for nutters and looneys. Klein does not try to aim any class of group 'hid' of people in of the secret rooms those who mumble odd mantras near, but underlines several political figures and chances, of Cile of Pinochet by means of Reagan and Thatcher, to Iraq, and tip the common ethos and philosophy that will impact you. There is some link among these people but not liking they all belong to some secret club. His agendas so only spend to be was mindset and political stable.

Is hunting For one Lit, goes to find another book. Ossia So only real politician, and odder and worse that any 'conspiracy' has found. Quite easy to read, also.
4 / 5 Isidra
No attended never to read the better book in economy and politician. It is A lot Of ENTITY! A fashion is clear and lucidas, masterly. It underlines some defects of capitalism, especially some defects of these promolgating that: Some the EUA, some Boys of Chicago and some a lot of dictators, almost the dictators and the politicians taking in for them in of the thousands of chances, all referenced, has gathered impeccably and a weight of evidence astronomic. Some looks of thesis to be that a lot the country of a world has changed his economic arrangements, suddenly, to resupply leave form of capitalism everything of him based in some Boys of Chicago: Milton Friedman, Hayek, Harburger and to the. This when being an ideal form has perceived . Friedman Included has taken the Nobel for him. In the each chance there was abject failure. To prejudice it all some companies have possessed of some nations have been sold was, invariably to subject of EUA or locals in the thousandth of a real value (in a chance of Russia). All some normal services in that has fallen averts because of an application of accident of this new politics, has had complaints and same annoyances. These have been prendidos for some people have involved to be 'disappeared': uploaded to the plan, flown in the wide river and has launched was: lunch for
crocodiles. In a such country a first deficit of an accident was 3 thousands million. Twenty years later are 103 thousands million: 5 thousands million the year, the majority of him that goes to some pockets of fat cats, some of them the economists that favour a transmission and the big companies likes them Ford. Those looks is clear is that it leave to do the capitalism is not so only theoretically defunct but
4 / 5 Sheri
One a lot depressing but essential book. Naomi Klein has done his investigation and written the account to oblige that neoloberal the economic ideology there is shaped a lot of that has spent in a world of a prompt @@@1970s. Those surfaces is scaring but essential to comprises wants to create the justest society.
4 / 5 Jennie
Has arrived early, in good condition. This was in timing too impressive, that the neoliberalism is money in of the skins that do with registering payers money. A tragedy is that this is to spend at all. A misery wrought is sometimes painful to face; this is has had to that to leave continue, further of chance because we can not see regarding the take.
Very Said, chilling and emotionally challaging to read.
4 / 5 Cherelle
Naomi Klein is A Doctrine of the accident is the experience to read resembled one opening of the box of Pandora cerebral. As some technicians have described to impact an organism, and impact an organism politic, likes to peel was some discharges of an onion, some experience to read is tantamount to peel way some discharges of an onion in our generally resisted perception.
A central premise is that Milton Friedman envisaged the view of capitalist that unrestrained, likes fundamentalist, that is hostile the democracy and wins popular, and requires imposición for any autocracy, or saws manipulation of public perception by means of rendering an audience to the state of confusion.
An accident of a title takes two forms, an unprecedented chance that can explode popular opinion, and a fast imposición of Friedmanite reforms of free phase.
Ossia Has imposed often follow the disaster, likes Hurricane Katrina, or an Indian Ocean Tsunami, essentially capitalising in the disaster, therefore a namesake, capitalism of disaster.
Klein approaches a character of this doctrine chronologically, examining his autocratic implementation in a Cone Of the sud of Latin America in a @@@1970s, a radical implementation of therapy of accident in Bolivia in a @@@1980s, to some the majority of extreme examples, as Yeltsin privatisations of scrolling and fast fire of controls of prizes, to one the majority of extreme and pure implementation, a Coalition the corporate Provisional powers apresamiento on Iraq.
While it can be naive to draw the links direct among a Friedmanite doctrine of incident and the technicians of interrogation of the CIA of Ewan Cameron, a principle is alike, essentially one looking for of the spatial slate. Iraq was rendered to the spatial slate, as it was to stick to Russia Soviet, and in a chance of Cile and Iraq, the torture has coincided with an exclusion of one dissents these policemen create.
Sure parallels Klein posits is highly disputable, like an accident supposed of Tiananmen Situates like the pretext to press by means of reform of phase freer, when in reality Tiananmen rendered reforms to the stand-off for 2 years.
While has no disputing a tangible sprain Klein resists against privatisation in general, and lessening of economic controls, has to very sure exposes an ugly side of boundless capitalism.
To all the cost of where one chooses to go with his political and economic ideology, after reading this book results difficult any to consider Milton Friedman and Chicago Escole sycophants like another dogmatic ideological threat the liberty, looked in the each one vetoes to Stalinism, Maoism and Islamic Fundamentalism. One obliging and the earth that shatters book.
4 / 5 Ina
Ossia One of some the majority of significant books there is not reading never. In a last 2-3 years have a lot of bed similarly themed works, but any with a depth of investigation and convincing detail that Klein employs.

Some narrative surfaces. Understand for chapter, this has to that prod a reader to rethink his comprising of a world-wide around . I found deeply disturbed for a method sistémico of blackmail, subterfuge, and more sinister that everything, the force in of the skins have employed in of the dozens of countries.

Like me give this reserves mine the majority of fervent recommendation, and to Klein, the enormous measure of recognition for the work deeply of entity in a world-wide that need to be listened and comprised for like this of a lot of people like possible
4 / 5 Belia
If you want to comprise that it has been it that goes in, and wrong, in a world in a past 6 decades and reasons, then read this book. Naomi Klein is a better political analyst and the writer has read, that transmits the mass of evidence of eye and inaugural information in the clear, involving and gripping way. This book has to that and will do you angry, nay, bellowing, at all that School Chicago neoliberal fundamentalist ideologues and his disciples in some the EUA and governments of United Kingdom, some companies that is subverting ours democracies and each dictatorial, kleptocratic, can-grabbing and democracy-subverting the band has sustained and inspired during a world in a name of avidity, siphoning of public money and destroying public institutions partorisca his own profits. These people have destroyed and continue destroy so much bolt by means of his use partorisca evolve of socieatl incident and torture and technicians of terror. They require partorisca expose and require a lifting of scales of our eyes. Naomi Klein this in this glorious book. Read the, learns, be angry, and beginning partorisca think roughly doing something partorisca help things of transmission partorisca some better..
4 / 5 Jeramy
Naomi Klein has the good-looking fashion, readable. I have found this book partorisca be the explanation deeply of entity of reason the modern capitalisation and the looks of Global economy partorisca be so only concerned with runaway profiteering without considering to any moral authorship the Society in big. It is a lot it has contested it.
4 / 5 Ai
Wants to know reason a world is politically and economically in such the then read disorder this book. It is the brilliant writer , an investigation is surprising and thorough. I found it fascinating, horrifying and all had suspected in an increase of boundless corporatism all has on dress like this somehow well for us but that ignores the one who the people in fact want to and needs and that the people live in of the societies and of the communities - is not of the just consumers. It is hard paste but finally one authorising and book alentador. It is a history of some last fifty years and likes to take to where is now, there is hope for a future, the systems already are changing and the transmission has to that like this world-wide can not sustain this global consumerist model any plus along, has to change for a sake of a planet now.
5 / 5 Dell
To be sincere has bought this book that thinks goes to be to plot of hearsay and miscellaneous information that would be hard to digest. I can admit that it was entirely bad. A book is both writing and researched in the way the one who instils faith in a reader. There is at all worse that reading the book and thought - ounds well but is really true?'. During this book has has not thought never this once, which, for me, has done a bed even more enjoyable. It is such the cliché but could not dip this book down. Included some of a more the sections 'heavy' was painstakingly navigated.
Regarding a book does not go to go still to detail but for any disenchanted with a world, society or still with and inquisitive import this book ticks all of some something. There are any theories of conspiracy so only a truth. To be sincere I am able to comprise to plot of things after reading this book. If you are doubt , choose it on, am sure does not disappoint .
5 / 5 Verlene
A brilliantly researched account of lunar liberal economic theory and some consequences to devastate of a practice of these policemen in a world-wide phase. An indictment of some terrible repercussions of Besides Cile to a tentativa to modernise Iraq. For any the one who seriously wants to comprise a time in that alive.
5 / 5 Raquel
In that lived he in some of some countries plus very poor in Africa and Asia during a @@@1990s, this book angered me.
Describes exactly that have experienced and could do at all roughly. An immorality of the rich western governments and the companies was indescribable and his depravation of the political interference and the poverty have produced that amounted to slow genocide.
Still is that it spends and still the tolerate.
Naomi Klein certainly has an agenda, but the agenda that all the people have concerned with humans ethics and to the morality would owe that be involved in.
5 / 5 Deeann
A partner has suggested that that has read this, as it helps to comprise to plot in politics in a past 20 years or like this, those directed until a current global recession and a catastrophic increase in disparity.

Klein presents the believable and the account has documented well of recent history, based in his analysis of Friedmanite practical and economic theory. I will be to look in of the current chances in the different way after reading east.
4 / 5 Tessie
This book is alcohol blowing. It is packed with facts and of the frames comprise a report among economy and politician by means of the different lentil. It likes with of any reservation uses a filter of your own knowledge and does not jump the conclusions. The digest Dulcemente.
4 / 5 Sadye
But also incredibly insightful, defying and helping me to see that a Chigago the ideas Escoles has done by means of hte world. Help to recognise these today in of the current chances (Triumph and Johnson/Brexit).
4 / 5 Kenneth
Excellent book - has answered all some questions have had roughly societies the one who capitalist works, reasons goes the war and reason the war is the profitable endeavour . A duty dare in importing this in spite of the a lot of some chances have described was in a context of a cold war, during the time when a triumph of the capitalism in the communism was paramount for western governments. Some mark to reserve clear that pure unregulated 'lasseiz ' the capitalism so only for real servants a purpose, and ossia to maintain a rich rich in a cost of everone more. It is that it imports this in spite of, any to refuse this like a anti-capitalist book, but to see likes the opinion against some dangers of pure unregulated, uncontrolled capitalism.

Top Customer Reviews: Capital and ...

Rating: 4 out of 5 with 3 ratings
5 / 5 Russ
I have read T. Piketty Is soyain a 21st century' partorisca the plot of reasons, but mainly because it was controversial and taste develop my horizon. I have not been enthusiastic in a book because One) the majority of a data has been extrapolated on some very thin data. B) A data has been repeated on and on again C) has had conclusion.

When soyain and Ideology' is start has imagined has that has improved, but was has disappointed deeply. Piketty Continuous in 500 years behind in timing partorisca aim that has had the disparity has retreated then also. Graphs And the data has based in the writing of extrapolation with 10th % accuracy partorisca the different countries around some world-wide the incomprehensible fact.

In jumps of time among religion, politician, gender everything in a page without clear conclusion. A thing that is clear is his subliminal message is that the capitalism is a root of all bad.

Has begun this book also with an open alcohol and while the new way on looking on disparity, and the majority of everything that could it or would have to that be fact roughly he - sad to say the plot of regurgitated info.
4 / 5 Ron
Of course, a book would owe that be read, especially like the clue to a successful Capital. Here Piketty investigation to move besides positivist presentation in the poverty that quotes gone back and die to register to answer a ‘reason' question. Failure. Abandoning Marx, a book hardly mentions class or fights and instead quotes education and social groups as explaining reasons the disparity is big and that traces. His program of transmission, - fiscal measures - is hardly radical, unlikely to actuated without the successful fight and does not take to an essential question: private property of and aprovechamiento of capital. It is in his toneless plus that pause emergent economies, his refuse of the feudalism like the category there is little deep and analysis of death of the feeble democracy. They like him a lot of follow-ups, disappoints. It adds to the organism of literature on disparity and tax without being the pause-by means of theoretical text.
4 / 5 Leone
At present that law thoroughly enjoying very stimulating will return to write the description when finalised

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Rating: 4 out of 5 with 15 ratings
1 / 5 Wilbert
This book is horrible! It is an idea to an alcohol of the absolute psychopath. It is one the majority of too intellectualised rubbish that there is not founding never. So only the cold emotionless alcohol any human could possible to think that ossia the masterpiece of a human alcohol. It is partorisca like it would imagine of the car partorisca think - purely materially. Cold, Emotionless, Any-human, Devilish, Psychopathic and a lot that concerns . If ossia Bible '' of a Darwinian materialist future communist - then is everything in question big!
5 / 5 Brittni
Whilst Would not say is in accordance with his ideas, a way is writings aims Marx so only as I shine it was like the philosopher. You grieve a chapter in and Marx quotes in several different tongues, tip quite a thorough knowledge of Biology, Chemical, Physicist, Mathematician, Economy, law and philosophy. Whilst His ideas could look extreme of more, his alcohol is the marvel , and distinguished quite thorough in this book. You recommend this to any interested in in fact discovering roughly communism.
4 / 5 Enriqueta
One of one the majority of complex and a critical analysis of entity of Capitalism. While they are not the Marxist some words and some ideas owe that be heeded and has comprised. It is not in accordance with Marxism or an aim of the society of Communist Utopia, but ossia still like this of entity to the equal that was in a mid-19th century.
5 / 5 Chia
Impressive, this book is the must partorisca any economist or in a field of economy, Marx philosophies is still of entity today . Fast nave and in good quality!
3 / 5 Dakota
It is interesting partorisca read of the wide source of materials, would like of comprise why the history unfolded like face. I do not say that they are in accordance with the observations of Marx, but resupply good lunch for has thought. An only question is that it is like this very difficult to read, how is really dry and repeats all the concepts multiple time.
5 / 5 Sumiko
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5 / 5 Marvis
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5 / 5 Hazel
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5 / 5 Lanny
I have not seen never of the so many errors partorisca spell/typos in the book has published. A book is in shape well, could do with an indication, but imagine that he an I already rids very big difficult to manage.
3 / 5 Kathy
Impressive, this book is the must for any economist or in a field of economy, Marx philosophies is still of entity today . Fast nave and in good quality!
4 / 5 Sammie
Is interesting to read of the wide source of materials, would like of comprises reason the history unfolded like face. I do not say that they are in accordance with the observations of Marx, but resupply good lunch for has thought. An only question is that it is like this very difficult to read, how is really dry and repeats all the concepts multiple time.
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4 / 5 Sherrell
Thank perfect condition. I have taken this of then am studying sociology and has loved the real picture of the one who Marx is and that is ready to take the picture to his references .
4 / 5 Hank
Has not seen never so many errors to spell/typos in the book has published. A book is in shape well, could do with an indication, but imagine that he an I already rids very big difficult to manage.

Top Customer Reviews: The Black Swan: The ...

Rating: 4 out of 5 with 30 ratings
4 / 5 Enid
Formed: Paperback I summarise a book in a paragraph and then give positive and negative commentary and critiques it the most serious that his message.

Resuman:

Forecasting Is extremely difficult and usually little better that guessing. The majority of experts in of the social sciences, especially finance and economy, overrate his, proclaiming qualified simply does not have ( uses a word 'fraudster' long). It analyses of risk, and in fact all statistical work that confidences of the Gaussian suppositions, no reasons the Gaussian suppositions do not resist further of real world-wide situations, which are subject the 'unknown unknowns'. It quotes an example of the casino the one who mathematical used partorisca control his losses the gamblers but has lost still the plot of money when a irreplaceable the interpreter in his main show was maimed for the tiger, and when the daughter of an owner has been kidnapped. Almost it lose his licence when an irresponsible employee has hid stirs it of returns of tax in planting to file them. These, of course, is some black swans of a title.

A positive:

is easy to read and entertaining, with one involving human touch. His ideas are to a large extent valid and of entities. It is the gain provocative defy the conventional thought and the slap in a face to self-economists that import those who take too seriously.

A negative:

is repetitive and could be be write in 50 pages. For a mid-point, a constant rubbishing of a scientific integer and the community of mathematician likes fraudsters sense like the tiresome rant. To it chairs Them of to end like them listen to a charismatic leader of the religious sect that explains that so only knows a truth and all that has not listened his has been cursed. In fact, an author is even more arrogant that that attack.

Critical:

A world of finance has known for the long time that his models do not leave for black swans. A question is yes to use in existent models the one who read the majority of a time, or some alternative. Taleb Is not to clear roughly the one who his alternative is this in spite of quickly refuses other villages' tentativas to leave for black swans in existing models. It says his method 'develops intuitions of practical', trusts on'kepticism', and esophisticated work', eseeks to be roughly just across the together width of eventuality', esspects that has some guts to say has not been ', and use him soyessy mathematical and computational methods'. Any of of the this is to specify, is apple and cake of just motherhood.

Gives the clue that half to invest. ' Respecto Remote more in a stock market 'promising', particularly a esafe' stock of blue chip, that does in speculative adventures - some forwards represents invisible risks, an offer last surprised very calm of then knows the one who volatile is and can limit your downside to invest the smallest quantities.'

Costs to take the good look in this logic. It is saying that it invests in of the risky advantages but reasons are risky, does not dip any a lot of money in them. Where Dipped a rest of him then? Probably In some stocks of sure blue chips the one who only says does not like. I warn a commentary ' know the one who volatile is'. It spends the majority of a book that predict that it calms does not know never things the one who volatile is. That means here is that it knows is a lot volatile. Reading attentively, his quantities of strategy to this. A phase generally undervalues some risks and overvalues another and, using his intuition, he an opposite for profit other errors of villages. Ossia The approximation of sound . It is also the common and very known a. A hard part is like this to identify some errors. Calm think you can do he to leave for black swans, of models more commercial does not leave for them. But this means in fact is trusting on all these models to exist, albeit in the contrarian way. If all the world there is prendido to use his, his strategy would disappear. It has done a chance that the black swans are of entities and difficult to stops of account. It does not follow that one do one better if that exists the methods were ditched.

Finally, his earthy dismissal of all the mathematics that use the Gaussian distributions is crass. For example it signals out of these words are distributed according to the law to be able to, any Gaussian. Ossia True, this in spite of like this recognition of tongue, and all a tongue has based artificial intelligence that quickly is resulting powerful and useful, is based in mathematicians that use Gaussian distributions in his core.
5 / 5 Danita
Formed: Paperback There there is probably the point in here, and has learnt the little on one creating, but too ranty and round. Not to motivate me partorisca finalise. Still it does not know that it is saying that it averts big things ' , unexpected has big consequences , unexpected'
5 / 5 Wilford
Formed: Kindle the edition has read this book because it was mentioned for Daniel Kahneman thought ' fast and slow'. While a centrical idea is interesting, a way is presented is so only terrible. Nassim Nicolas Taleb does not present a subject, excepts by means of episodes, terms of uses before it writes that his in fact bad and never really explains like his 'theory' the works and a whole thing does not have any structure. A book is full of the lack of respect partorisca more, except his friends his next plus, is the first example like the bully another writes. An author judges a quality of books for his smell, I sadly bough a kindle edition, otherwise a stench would have dipped me out of the buy.
5 / 5 Earlene
Formed: Paperback A 'black swan' the chance is the significant unexpected chance that has enormous consequences - like banking collapse of 2008 or to to the terrorist attack likes 9/11. There is not treat add partorisca say roughly 'black swan' marry his the once defines - another that that there has calm any a lot of can do to prevent them they so that it is unpredictable. (And you direct partorisca prevent one, any one will know calm prevented it reason does not spend .)

In a course of 400 pages, Nassim Taleb tongues amusingly and eruditely in black swans and a human reaction to them, which is not always logical. One the majority of lovely take-was the message is that the history a lot always prepares partorisca some futures - Taleb uses an example of turkeys and Navidad. Partorisca The days of thousand, a farmer feeds his turkeys and a turkey think is the man bondadoso the one who wants turkeys. Like this when a day of slaughter comes, take the earthy awake. (Navidad of course when being the chance of still black swan turkeys.)

If the unlimited time and enjoy philosophical and psychological degressions, and wants to know in Taleb life, probably will enjoy this book. If your time is limited and calm so only wants to know a essentials in black swans, look elsewhere.
5 / 5 Jenny
Formed: Kindle Edition Ossia the highly estimated book - roughly dipping he in a cup ten influential more than some last fifty years! A concept of core that all (ours technology, our history, has included a fact that the life exists on earth) is shaped for 'Black Swan' (chance of low/incidence of big impact) is surely true. Ossia A plus has bitten of a book and has real impact. Fundamentally it moves a way thinks roughly in some world-wide - is lucky survivors , but in the then build the narrative that somehow was unavoidable that is coming partorisca be here today. And of course, all a material in the financial phases that is built in a pseudo science of renderizacin of risk and predictability - until in a course of the alone day a lot of thousands million to a chance spends. It is of entity partorisca be familiarised with these ideas. It Taleb , any one entirely convincingly, is the then build the quite rambling book to extrapolate his deep idea to the theory of life and everything. But he no quite work. The life is too short for books that no quite work. There is abundance more while to be read. As I have abandoned of the half way.
4 / 5 Hung
Formed: Kindle the edition are not qualified partorisca comment in a mathematics and philosophical competence of an author. But it looks partorisca know his material. I am reassured for a fact that wins money for commercial using his capacities.

Like such, is the refreshing transmission of some superficial books that expresses surprised for journalists or of the people that there is never has tried in fact his theories in realities.

Assuming is well, a lot of modern finance and in fact thinking roughly highly unlikely (but no impossible) the chances is frighteningly injustice.

Partorisca Any involved in business, investing (stock, FX, bonds etc) -although ossia so only your own pension -ossia essential reading .

One of one the majority of has thought partorisca cause the books have read partorisca the long time.
4 / 5 Daniella
Formed: Paperback Ossia the highly recommended read both partorisca people those who are the financial securities but also the general adds has read. Taleb Describes his view in some chances that is too unexpected to included be considered. It thinks 9/11, a financial crisis and an increase of Amazon. An underlying improbability of these chances of black swan is soyispriced'. This human frailties advantage the undervalued or overpriced stock, armed my-adventures, disasters of big stairs. Also the black swans have to that vary widths, the culture that swipe of movements-on effects which are not foreseen in this is not to some levels of pico was of Taleb is 'Fooled For Randomness', is to add it has read.
5 / 5 Sharolyn
Formed: Paperback has has wanted to any one of some observations roughly innovation and R&D. So much of the innovation is discovered for casualidad. Serendipity.
This rids really will annoy you if you are always totally directed and look for to maintain some distractions to an absolute minimum. A book done the chance partorisca oblige to be receptive to big random chances and when they spend. It classifies partorisca go with one (Tsunami) class of flow of what. An add read on asymmetry in modern life once again. Reason are so only listen on some successful startup histories , and never some lessons have learnt some 99 failures that would be much more useful ??!! This book resupplies some idea.
4 / 5 Leanora
Formed: Paperback A book could be two clear times and the averages like this long without compromising accuracy.
An original has thought is of entity and enlightening but any able of such gibberish does not deserve an attention these questions of book.
Easily could find the synthesis adds concepts in Kahneman is 'thinking Fast and Slow' or Tahleb is soyissbehaving' and lose at all of weight.
5 / 5 Mila
Formed: Kindle the edition has been presented to this book for the mathematician the one who consultor in the risk and the one who have said has renewed his ideas in the risk means. A black swan is the metaphor adds partorisca a class of disaster that sends all lateralmente or have dipped out of existence. In a west all has thinks that that all the swans were white until the browsers expsitos blacks some in Australia. At all in our experience could have directed to guess that black some am existed also. And in the so many take a present for admitted, like the turkeys that enjoys a good life and any while any one any class of the dramatic transmission like the thanksgiving day arrives. Black swans in human life - as 2007 financial crises or September 11 - is scarce, has significant implications and, once view, looks like this unavoidable, or almost unavoidable, consequences that has been it before. Taleb Continuous in to explain as him human prpers likes to convince that we can predict risk and the directed. It consultor More financial be able to sell so the investment plans that then disappoint? Without such faith we no longer dipped any faith in these forecasts of government of largo designates that it has read it all a time? In spite of all his scepticism, Taleb outlines ways to something some classes of risks and as to reduce your exposure. It is a man behind Donald Rumsfeld is 'ignored unknowns' (aka Black Swans). This in spite of, Taleb does his points among some a lot tedious histories - and takes some patience to wade by means of them.
5 / 5 Eartha
So that that defines the book that basically is that it says that everything thinks in a potential partorisca a pear shaped partorisca spend your in some point in a future is bad?

Well Leaves partorisca begin with a tone of a book.

Is agressively writing, which is both entertaining and maintains your French looks partorisca take the bit of the kicking from time to time. He so only to to sounds likes him to him a bit writings frustratyion of any those who has is Lighthouse keeper marking a Danger while some ships so only maintain to cruise spent to some rocks.

Is clearly brilliantly researched and referenced and is obviously the complete work of amour, which a reader wants to want to some few ideas also.

Has to that well sure that is not the well advances read has an enormous quantity has packed to 350 odd pages but he well a time and endeavour to take some ideas that NNT is tries to take by means of.

A @@subject a big plus this in spite of is not a reading….Or a be eventual in accordance with that is written is one dipping to practical effect that it is has suggested…. It is a complete transmission in importing place to risk and predictability ossia easy to read roughly and affirm but suspect really much more difficult to dip in place in your newspaper dealings.

Goes to be this in spite of fun trying….. It recommends to have the bed and have try it also.

Perhaps a main thing in a book the Black swan is that perhaps it can be considered his own Black Swan….. It is this reserves his own “highly unlikely compatible chance”?
5 / 5 Loris
Any exactly an easy plus bed (especially some chapters to conclude are quite hard to follow) but resupplies ideas very lovely in a field of forecast and forecasting (any only pertinent for an industry of economy). It paints the quite sinister picture according to which randomness and his ramifications are concerned as well as treating some like this called 'expertise' in several fields.
4 / 5 Ken
This book has changed my thought to the number of subjects (and there is ruined my undergraduate terracing in Economy for me). It thinks his challenge to an epistemological consensus in an application of the statistical models to social phenomena is timely (especially with some touting an idea that HAS can take all human decision that does and to the sinister predict a future in ways that was previously impossible).

But, and has the May, would level three critics:

1) thinks it saying prendido anything new or that interest for the half way by means of
2) thinks Taleb finds the little too self satisfied in time
3) Often a book done some logical errors was of induction that concurrí against (especially in a second the averages of a book).
5 / 5 Grisel
Sometimes is alleged that that writes and profess in his successes, as with a profit of his additional publishing shows. Often I perceive these classes of commentaries are snide or unfair. But no in a chance of Nassim Taleb, the one who has benefited of a class of reader the one who buys his books have based to the recommendations have done of a FT Weekend.

A very done book… a point, and then beat it the death, leaving an anxious reader to anticipate each future 'black swan' not appreciating that for the call was is likes commentary a quantum wave function - i.et. It disperses. Or, if the chance of row comes to spend, any failings the one who ought to aportion to the accountability is brushed has gone by this manager, cry 'oh, but is the chance of black swan .'

A Little information can be the very dangerous thing .
4 / 5 Herman
Written in the fashion that agree of Neitsche, but humorous. They like him all the books of good philosophy, has time when have has had to that take for now to take a concept that is dipped advance.
A paper has the delicious judge of start, background plan and small desert. All desquels can be savoured, more than wolfed down.
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5 / 5 Orlando
Has been given kin in a played & was fascinated so that it take this . An author uses a same literary fashion to those people can not liking but of a message is still fascinating. I owe that confess had some separate which does not think I quite taken but a book is a lot of value an endeavour. To good sure will take another in a series.
5 / 5 Justine
An idea is a lot exciting any subject where cause, as I gave it four stars.
But oh a self satisfies crowing of an author and his gentile collaborations with people consider worthy of his time!
Perhaps is an American thing , but has taken bit it fed up with all when being roughly the, for this one with resisting of the star.
5 / 5 Teodora
There is enjoyed a lot some first chapters of this book: Gentleman Taleb has presented some defiant ideas the science, defiant some in existent tongue and a supremacy of expertism and statistician of our time. Partorisca To to the social scientist likes, is refreshing to plant to start with on some defiant ideas that thinks all scientific social serious graple with.
But to the equal that have finalised a book, have of then Gentleman Taleb never taken further that expresses an idea, and concealed he very superficial.

A second part of a frankly annoyed book, likes Gentleman Taleb falls in a cheat to be a 'empirical sceptic' to all the world-wide but he (ape like the scepticism does not look to apply to his own ideas) and in an end resupplies absolutely at all new to scientific epistemology but he eselfo-developed pseudo-pocket phisosophical explanation roughly like this all would have to that alive life while to an unexpected...
Big informative....
An end is like this a lot disappoints it take all the world-wide looking for the serious challenge to a main epistemology of our time, and Gentleman Taleb histories and arrival of good humour like the financial buble 'Black Swan' this I was certainly a lot while any in a start of a book.
5 / 5 Jettie
Thinks that ossia the very good book , an information is his May a book is drawn extremely was and although a lot of some histories were interesting (mine), some real dice and the rays of an information could be be present in the book the averages this measure.
5 / 5 Elroy
Can see reason a book has done a famous author, his analysis is fantastic and some critiques in place. It has given 4 of 5 to the equal that think that sometimes an author the to repetitive and that while it gives tips to relieved blackswans... It has Thought it it can it has given perhaps further advise or be more elaborate.
4 / 5 Chasidy
I summarise a book in a paragraph and then give positive and negative commentary and critiques it the most serious that his message.

Resuman:

Forecasting Is extremely difficult and usually little better that guessing. The majority of experts in of the social sciences, especially finance and economy, overrate his, proclaiming qualified simply does not have ( uses a word 'fraudster' long). It analyses of risk, and in fact all statistical work that confidences of the Gaussian suppositions, no reasons the Gaussian suppositions do not resist further of real world-wide situations, which are @@@subject the 'unknown unknowns'. It quotes an example of the casino the one who mathematical used partorisca control his losses the gamblers but has lost still the plot of money when a irreplaceable the interpreter in his main show was maimed for the tiger, and when the daughter of an owner has been kidnapped. Almost it lose his licence when an irresponsible employee has hid stirs it of returns of tax in planting to file them. These, of course, is some black swans of a title.

A positive:

is easy to read and entertaining, with one involving human touch. His ideas are to a large extent valid and of entities. It is the gain provocative defy the conventional thought and the slap in a face to self-economists that import those who take too seriously.

A negative:

is repetitive and could be be write in 50 pages. For a mid-point, a constant rubbishing of a scientific integer and the community of mathematician likes fraudsters sense like the tiresome rant. To it chairs Them of to end like them listen to a charismatic leader of the religious sect that explains that so only knows a truth and all that has not listened his has been cursed. In fact, an author is even more arrogant that that attack.

Critical:

A world of finance has known for the long time that his models do not leave for black swans. A question is yes to use in existent models the one who read the majority of a time, or some alternative. Taleb Is not to clear roughly the one who his alternative is this in spite of quickly refuses other villages' tentativas to leave for black swans in existing models. It says his method 'develops intuitions of practical', trusts on'kepticism', and esophisticated work', eseeks to be roughly just across the together width of eventuality', esspects that has some guts to say has not been ', and use him soyessy mathematical and computational methods'. Any of of the this is to specify, is apple and cake of just motherhood.

Gives the clue that half to invest. ' Respecto Remote more in a stock market 'promising', particularly a esafe' stock of blue chip, that does in speculative adventures - some forwards represents invisible risks, an offer last surprised very calm of then knows the one who volatile is and can limit your downside to invest the smallest quantities.'

Costs to take the good look in this logic. It is saying that it invests in of the risky advantages but reasons are risky, does not dip any a lot of money in them. Where Dipped a rest of him then? Probably In some stocks of sure blue chips the one who only says does not like. I warn a commentary ' know the one who volatile is'. It spends the majority of a book that predict that it calms does not know never things the one who volatile is. That means here is that it knows is a lot volatile. Reading attentively, his quantities of strategy to this. A phase generally undervalues some risks and overvalues another and, using his intuition, he an opposite for profit other errors of villages. Ossia The approximation of sound . It is also the common and very known a. A hard part is like this to identify some errors. Calm think you can do he to leave for black swans, of models more commercial does not leave for them. But this means in fact is trusting on all these models to exist, albeit in the contrarian way. If all the world there is prendido to use his, his strategy would disappear. It has done a chance that the black swans are of entities and difficult to stops of account. It does not follow that one do one better if that exists the methods were ditched.

Finally, his earthy dismissal of all the mathematics that use the Gaussian distributions is crass. For example it signals out of these words are distributed according to the law to be able to, any Gaussian. Ossia True, this in spite of like this recognition of tongue, and all a tongue has based artificial intelligence that quickly is resulting powerful and useful, is based in mathematicians that use Gaussian distributions in his core.
4 / 5 Shirely
There there is probably the point in here, and has learnt the little on one creating, but too ranty and round. Not to motivate me to finalise. Still it does not know that it is saying that it averts big things ' , unexpected has big consequences , unexpected'
5 / 5 Graham
A 'black swan' the chance is the significant unexpected chance that has enormous consequences - like banking collapse of 2008 or to to the terrorist attack likes 9/11. There is not treat adds to say roughly 'black swan' marry his the once defines - another that that there has calm any a lot of can do to prevent them they so that it is unpredictable. (And you direct to prevent one, any one will know calm prevented it reason does not spend .)

In a course of 400 pages, Nassim Taleb pause amusingly and eruditely in black swans and a human reaction to them, which is not always logical. One the majority of lovely take-was the message is that the history a lot always prepares for some futures - Taleb uses an example of turkeys and Navidad. For the days of thousand, a farmer feeds his turkeys and a turkey think is the man bondadoso any turkeys. Like this when a day of slaughter comes, take the earthy awake. (Navidad of course when being the chance of black swan for turkeys.)

Him them unlimited Time and enjoy philosophical and psychological degressions, and wants to know in Taleb life, probably will enjoy this book. If your time is limited and calm so only wants to know a essentials in black swans, look elsewhere.
5 / 5 Etha
Has read this book because it was mentioned for Daniel Kahneman thought ' fast and slow'. While a centrical idea is interesting, a way is presented is so only terrible. Nassim Nicolas Taleb does not present a subject, excepts by means of episodes, terms of uses before it writes that his in fact bad and never really explains like his 'theory' the works and a whole thing does not have any structure. A book is full of the lack of respect for more, except his his fellow next plus, is the first example to the equal that to bully another writes. An author judges a quality of books for his smell, I sadly bough a kindle edition, otherwise a stench would have dipped me out of the buy.
4 / 5 Corazon
Are not qualified to comment in a mathematics and philosophical competence of an author. But it looks to know his material. I am reassured for a fact that wins money for commercial using his capacities.

Like such, is the refreshing transmission of some superficial books that expresses surprised for journalists or of the people that there is never has tried in fact his theories in realities.

Assuming is well, a lot of modern finance and in fact thinking roughly highly unlikely (but no impossible) the chances is frighteningly injustice.

For any involved in business, investing (stock, FX, bonds etc) -although ossia so only your own pension -ossia essential reading .

One of one the majority of has thought to cause the books have read for the long time.
4 / 5 Francene
Ossia The highly estimated book - roughly dipping he in a cup ten influential more than some last fifty years! A concept of core that all (ours technology, our history, included a fact that the life exists on earth) is shaped for 'Black Swan' (chance of low/incidence of big impact) is surely true. Ossia A plus has bitten of a book and has real impact. Fundamentally it moves a way thinks roughly in some world-wide - is lucky survivors , but in the then build the narrative that somehow was unavoidable that is coming to be here today. And of course, all a material in the financial phases that is built in a pseudo science of renderización of risk and predictability - until in a course of the alone day a lot of thousands millions to a chance spends. It is of entity to be familiarised with these ideas. It Taleb , any entirely convincingly, is the then build the quite rambling book to extrapolate his deep idea to the theory of life and everything. But he no quite work. The life is too short for books that no quite work. There is abundance more while to be read. As I have abandoned of the half way.
4 / 5 Stella
Has has wanted to any one of some observations roughly innovation and R&D. So much of the innovation is discovered for casualidad. Serendipity.
This rids really will annoy you if you are always totally directed and look for to maintain some distractions to an absolute minimum. A book done the chance to oblige to be receptive to big random chances and when they spend. It classifies to go with one (Tsunami) class of flow of what. An add read on asymmetry in modern life once again. Reason are so only listen on some successful startup histories , and never some lessons have learnt some 99 failures that would be much more useful ??!! This book resupplies some idea.
5 / 5 Enola
A book could be two clear times and the averages like this long without compromising accuracy.
An original has thought is of entity and enlightening but any able of such gibberish does not deserve an attention these questions of book.
Easily could find the synthesis adds concepts in Kahneman is 'thinking Fast and Slow' or Tahleb is soyissbehaving' and lose at all of weight.
4 / 5 Trent
Has been presented to this book for the mathematician the one who consultor in the risk and the one who have said has renewed his ideas in the risk means. A black swan is the metaphor adds for a class of disaster that sends all lateralmente or have dipped out of existence. In a west all has thinks that that all the swans were white until the browsers expósitos blacks some in Australia. At all in our experience could have directed to guess that black some am existed also. And in the so many take a present for admitted, like the turkeys that enjoys a good life and any while any one any class of the dramatic transmission like the thanksgiving day arrives. Black swans in human life - as 2007 financial crises or September 11 - is scarce, has significant implications and, once view, looks like this unavoidable, or almost unavoidable, consequences that is it before state. Taleb Continuous in to explain as him human prpers likes to convince that we can predict risk and the directed. It consultor More financial be able to sell so the investment plans that then disappoint? Without such knots of faith no longer dipped any faith in these forecasts of government of largo designates that it has read it all a time? In spite of all his scepticism, Taleb ways of outlines to something some classes of risks and as to reduce your exposure. It is a man behind Donald Rumsfeld is 'ignored unknowns' (aka Black Swans). This in spite of, Taleb does his points among some a lot tedious histories - and takes some patience to wade by means of them.
5 / 5 Vella
Love this book so much that has bought the copy like the present! All the world knows of the city of Londra has read at least this book, but the a lot of people have read all Taleb books. It does not mean calm need to be the background manager of the fence (I are not !), A book is the perspective adds -changing exercise for any one looking out of a box.