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'Black swans' continuing to flock?
Posted by: Steve G.
Date: June 06, 2019 10:40AM
this is a continuation of a thread from Oct 24 of last year
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A black swan is an event or occurrence that deviates beyond what is normally expected of a situation and is extremely difficult to predict. They can be positive as well as negative.

adding to the accumulating black swan events:
1) more mass shootings
2) airliners plunging out of the sky
3) vast floods, droughts and other weather events
4) Brexit gets more chaotic
5) fill in your observations here

(Some other examples include the outbreak of World War I, the rise of the internet, the almost instantaneous collapse of the Soviet Union, and the September 11 terror attacks on the United States, The Plague of Justinian (541–542 AD) 25% of world's population died. PS-Black Plague (1347–1351), which was much shorter, but still killed an estimated one-third to one-half of Europeans)



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Re: 'Black swans' continuing to flock?
Posted by: Steve G.
Date: June 06, 2019 10:46AM
on the positive side: the internet is an example of a black swan. It ain't all bad.
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Re: 'Black swans' continuing to flock?
Posted by: mattkime
Date: June 06, 2019 11:25AM
>adding to the accumulating black swan events:

I'm not sure I really see any of those as black swan events. Maybe Brexit? But thats also occurring in a larger context where similar things are happening.

LeBron missing the playoffs?



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Re: 'Black swans' continuing to flock?
Posted by: Blankity Blank
Date: June 06, 2019 09:26PM
The global, open resurgence of white supremacy movements, including adherents highly placed in governments (eg Steve King).



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