To day or not to day #81: Let people pay for their own mistakes - Living dangerously puts brakes on risks. We take more risks after a numerical prediction. The predictors are rarely harmed, but it is better to know what he has done or will do. He then is the first to suffer damage. People who deal with risks should run their own risk.
Source: Het Financieele Dagblad, Saturday 5 January 2013, Essay by Nassim Nicholas Taleb, a former stockbroker, professor of risk management at the Polytechnic Institute of New York University and author of Anti Fragile: Things That Gain From Disorder.