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Nassim Taleb names potential threats to humanity

panarmenian.net12/1st/2023, 10:24

Nassim Taleb names potential threats to humanity

December 1, 2023 - 14:22 AMT

PanARMENIAN.Net - Essayist and mathematical statistician Nassim Taleb has named three potential threats that humanity may face in the coming years.

Taleb told a press conference in Yerevan, Armenia on Thursday, November 30, compared the ability to withstand risks to the flight of an airplane and its readiness to survive a storm.

The expert noted that he himself worked as a trader for many years, and he primarily focuses on risk assessments, trying to understand whether businesses know how they are going to survive the storm.

Among the possible threats, Taleb mentioned pandemic.

“Even before Covid, I talked about the pandemic in my book “The Black Swan”. People don’t always know how events may develop. And we saw that this is a big source of risk, since different pandemics can brea...

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