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The Bed of Procrustes

May 23rd, 2015 No Comments

I first heard the name Procrustes from Nassim Taleb’s lesser known book, The Bed of Procrustes. Procrustes cuts an interesting tale in the Greek mythology not so much about his iron bed as it is about how he ‘stretches’ every passerby to fit his bed. (I suppose the movie The Human Centipede got its inspiration […]

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