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The Bed of Procrustes: Philosophical and Practical Aphorisms summary Ö 109 ↠ [Read] ➲ The Bed of Procrustes: Philosophical and Practical Aphorisms By Nassim Nicholas Taleb – Goproled.co.uk In this profound and playful book Nassim Nicholas Taleb presents his ideas about life in the form of aphoIn this profound and playful book Nassim Nicholas of Procrustes Kindle #216 Taleb presents his ideas about life in the form of aphorisms the worlds earliest and most memorable literary form Procrustes was a character from Greek mythology who abducted travellers and invited them to sp. This is the book to give a teenage boy looking for a solid foundation on how to live well

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End the night in a special bed which they had to fit to perfection They never did Those who were too tall had their legs chopped off those who were The Bed PDF or too short were stretched Every aphorism here is about a Procrustean bed of sorts we humans facing the limits of our knowl. Nassim taleb is always entertaining witty and thought provoking I don't know why I didnt realise this but was at first surprised that the book consists of just aphorims nothing else but it grows on meI read a few every day and ponder them

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The Bed of Procrustes Philosophical and Practical AphorismsEdge the unseen and the unknown resolve the tension by sueezing life and the world into crisp commoditized ideas reductive categories specific vocabularies and pre packaged narratives Only by embracing the unexpected and accepting what we dont know can we see the world as it really i. The second time I opened this book a number of the pages fell out