And furthermore, Taleb is hypocritical. I mean, what is Taleb if not a “public intellectual”? What kind of “skin” does he have in the “game”.That's exactly why I found the article funny. It's like a self- referential joke with some secret terminal condition that excludes him and his innercircle.
On the other hand, as an irregular verb, it'd only exclude him when he's doing the writing:
I am a Pundit. You are an Intellectual Yet Idiot. He contributes to the Birdseed Press. -Dave