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9/11 as Black Swan

A review of Nassim Nicholas Taleb‘s The Black Swan: The Impact of the Highly Improbable by Kevin Barrett, 9/11, we can all agree, was a highly-improbable, high-impact event on which fortunes were made and lost. I personally lost about two million dollars on 9/11. In 2004, I turned down a University of California post-doc because it was funded by the 9/11-disinfo-spreading Ford Foundation, thereby stepping off the academic career track in favor of 9/11 truth activism. As a 45-year-old, I would have been expected to average at least $75,000 per year for about 25 years had I labored on…