Fatalist Activism in America… and now the UK

My favourite Fatalist joke goes like this: Two farmers in conversation. 'What would you do if you won a million dollars?" "I'd just keep on farming until it ran out." Despite the fact that this joke comes from America and was once quoted in the Senate, the US is not the first place one thinks … Continue reading Fatalist Activism in America… and now the UK

Fatalism in America today

I'm still thinking about fatalism as one of the four cultures of Grid-group cultural theory. Even in the United States, whose mascot is Lady Liberty, not Lady Luck, and don't we all know it, there is clear evidence of fatalist activism. Nassim Taleb and the 'epistemic arrogance' of anti-fatalists Nassim Taleb is certainly a man … Continue reading Fatalism in America today