Evolutionary Thought

Nicholas Kristof explains to us what Nassim Taleb coined to be the “Black Swan.”  We overemphasize immediate threats/rewards while events in the future are treated in a nonchalant manner.  An unfortunate but necessary skill which has helped us evolve but is disadvantageous in today’s environment.

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