You cannot make profits and transfer the risks to others, as bankers and large corporations do.
Forcing skin in the game corrects this asymmetry better than thousands of laws and regulations.
You’re part of a group larger than you, but it’s still smaller than humanity in general.
The world is not run by consensus but by stubborn minorities imposing their tastes and ethics on others.
“Educated philistines” have been wrong on everything from Stalinism to Iraq to low-carb diets.
A simple barbell can build muscle better than expensive new machines.
How much you believe in something is manifested only by what you’re willing to risk for it.
It is the backbone of risk management, but it’s also an astonishingly rich worldview that, as Taleb shows in this book, applies to all aspects of our lives.
Without it, fools and crooks will benefit, and their mistakes will never come back to haunt them.
Among his insights: • For social justice, focus on symmetry and risk sharing.
You cannot get rich without owning your own risk and paying for your own losses.
• You can be an intellectual yet still be an idiot.
• Beware of complicated solutions (that someone was paid to find).
The phrase “skin in the game” is one we have often heard but rarely stopped to truly dissect.
#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • A bold new work from the author of The Black Swan that challenges many of our long-held beliefs about risk and reward, politics and religion, finance and personal responsibility In his most provocative and practical book yet, one of the foremost thinkers of our time redefines what it means to understand the world, succeed in a profession, contribute to a fair and just society, detect nonsense, and influence others.
Citing examples ranging from Hammurabi to Seneca, Antaeus the Giant to Donald Trump, Nassim Nicholas Taleb shows how the willingness to accept one’s own risks is an essential attribute of heroes, saints, and flourishing people in all walks of life.
As always both accessible and iconoclastic, Taleb challenges long-held beliefs about the values of those who spearhead military interventions, make financial investments, and propagate religious faiths.
As Taleb says, “The symmetry of skin in the game is a simple rule that’s necessary for fairness and justice, and the ultimate BS-buster,” and “Never trust anyone who doesn’t have skin in the game.
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-How long do I have to wait for it work? We recommend at least 15-30 minutes just for the numbing effect to start.
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USES: Temporarily relieves pain associated with insulin, fertility, vitamin, immunizations, cosmetic, and other injections.
ALWAYS MAKE SURE TO FREEZE ICESHOT VERTICAL CAP SIDE DOWN (freezing in any other position will reduce effectiveness of product) Iceshot is a registered medical device with the FDA.
MULTI PURPOSE AND PERFECT FOR KIDS: Iceshot can even be used to sooth bumps and bruises, splinter extractions and piercings.
Take with you for cosmetic injections such as botox and other procedures.
Take Iceshot with you! Within seconds of holding Iceshot to the skin, the pain of the injections is eased dramatically.
Within a few quick seconds of holding Iceshot to the skin, the pain of the injections is eased dramatically.
Great for bumps, bruises, aches, pains, insect bites, and to reduce swelling.
Place Iceshot into freezer cap side down before first usage and let freeze for 24 hours.
Proceed with normal injection method in the Iceshot numbed area.
Recap and place Iceshot unit back in freezer with cap side down.
Great for targeted arthritis relief for small joints.
Iceshot can be easily transported in a small cooler with ice.
Iceshot is a personal, topical, dermal numbing unit that is used to numb the skin prior to taking insulin, fertility, vitamin, immunizations, cosmetic and any other type of injections without the mess of a cream, the wetness of an ice cube, or the harshness of a common ice pack.