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Scientism

Nassin Nicholas Taleb, 2018, Skin in the Game, Penguin Books: 27

Intellectualism is the belief that one can separate an action from the results of such action, that one can separate theory from practice, and that one can always fix a complex system by hierarchical approaches, that is, in a (ceremonial) top-down manner. (p27)

a naive interpretation of science of complication rather than science as a process and a skeptical enterprise. Using mathematics when it's not needed is not science but scientism. (p27)