It was a trick of course. Yesterday I used Grid-Group cultural theory to ‘predict’ the Fatalist viewpoint of Nicholas Taleb, author of The Black Swan. But like the magician who successfully predicted the lottery numbers, it’s more about sleight of hand than about actual magic… Despite the name, cultural theory isn’t really a theory at … Continue reading Is Grid-Group cultural theory really a theory?
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For my next trick I will try to understand Nicholas Taleb
The writer/trader/professor Nicholas Taleb has been puzzling a number of commentators recently and Grid-group Cultural theory also provides a clear context for his approach: he is a Fatalist activist who is looking for a political constituency that understands Fatalism. The British Conservative Party may well not be it. From the Cultural Theory perspective, Taleb has … Continue reading For my next trick I will try to understand Nicholas Taleb