Wednesday, November 19, 2008

The Greatest Crisis of the Republic?

Nicholas Nassim Taleb, the man who coined the an original cliche in describing "black swan" events, gives birth to the mother of all hype, declaring the current financial crisis to be not just the greatest crisis since the Great Depression, but since the American Revolution

Now, I'm not averse to extremist thinking, but hey: a bigger crisis than the Civil War?

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