Nassim Nicholas Taleb, who is best known as the author of The Black Swan, wrote an ominous academic note on the Coronavirus event and urged policy- and decision-makers to act swiftly and avoid the fallacy that to have an appropriate respect for uncertainty in the face of possible irreversible catastrophe amounts to “paranoia”. Unfortunately, that… Read More »
Sorry, the ship has sailed in 2015. By the time the next general election comes around, the exposing of the HDB leasing scam will loom large in the minds of voters. Out of self-interest and a blind faith in the greater fool theory, they will continue to install the #PartyAgainstPeople as their choice of predators.
Some people have been suggesting that you should spoil your vote as a protest in the upcoming presidential election, but they may not realise that this will result in a guaranteed win for the reserved candidate. Here’s a strategy that can kill two birds with one stone (provided there’s no walkover): First, we have to… Read More »
“You want free speech? Let’s see you acknowledge a man whose words make your blood boil, who’s standing center stage and advocating at the top of his lungs that which you would spend a lifetime opposing at the top of yours.” Today, I came across two Facebook updates by Andrew Loh (here and here) where… Read More »