Taleb’s Incerto (Fooled by Randomness, Black Swan, Antifragile, Skin in the Game)

A wide array of fallacies that govern our daily life; unknown unknowns, “experts” explaining past events as obvious in retrospect, the news, predictions, survivorship bias, confirmation bias, etcetera


Ficciones (Fictions, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ficciones)

A classic from Jorge Luis Borges; “experimental” literature.

Roadside Picnic by Boris and Arkady Strugatsky

A Soviet sf classic, a story about a closed zone where ‘aliens’ left artifacts and how that changed people around them

The Computational Beauty of Nature*, Gary William Flake (1997)

The Fish That Ate the Whale by Rich Cohen

Chinua Achebe’s “things fall apart”

“An Algebraic Approach to Non-Classical Logics” by Helena Rasiowa

A short introduction to intuitionistic logic" by Gregory Mints

After Virtue by Alasdair MacIntyre

The Crisis of the Modern World by Rene Guenon

Remembering God by Gai Eaton

The Machinery of Life by David Goodsell

Bowling Alone - about the collapse of US social life

The Snowball - a biography of Warren Buffet