Taleb vs. Pinker

The “Long Peace” is a Statistical Illusion by Nassim Taleb

“…to my horror I saw an identical theory of great moderation produced by Steven Pinker with the same naive statistically derived discussions…”

Link: fooledbyrandomness.com/longpeace.pdf


Fooled by Belligerence: Comments on Nassim Taleb’s “The Long Peace is a Statistical Illusion” by Steven Pinker

“Taleb shows no signs of having read Better Angels with the slightest attention to its content.”

Link: stevenpinker.com/files/comments_on_taleb_by_s_pinker.pdf