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Recently, I had the pleasure of immersing myself in the pages of Paulo Coelho's The Alchemist, a book filled with adventures, mysticism, and reflections on destiny and the search for personal treasure. As I progressed through the story, I couldn't help but draw parallels between the book's teachings and the world of finance, especially when it comes to constructing an asymmetric portfolio.
Accustomed to reading only non-fiction books, I believe that adding a bit of fiction to my reading helps provide a much more comprehensive view of reality and the potential asymmetries we should strive to uncover.
In Elon Musk's biography, he confessed to reading space travel books from a very young age. Another series that emphasizes strange events that have happened or could happen are The Simpsons, or who knows, maybe in a few years, Black Mirror.
I believe it's important to expose oneself occasionally to these types of books/series. After all, to learn how to do a discounted cas…