Nassim Taleb’s Fooled by Randomness (the first in his Incerto series) delightfully yet forcefully causes the reader to confront the fact that random chance rules much of human fate. Emotions are lubricants of reason, aphorisms allow us to judge situations fast and easy.
Taleb hits a number of highlights along the way, such as:
I really enjoy his writing style. A modern man of letters… I’m looking forward to reading the rest of Incerto.