Antifragile : How To Live In A World We Don'T Understand
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- Publication Date:November 27, 2012
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Paperback. Pub Date :2012-11-27 Language: English Publisher: Penguin Books Nassim Nicholas Taleb. the bestselling author of The Black Swan and one of the foremost thinkers of our time. reveals how to thrive in an uncertain world Just as human. bones get stronger when subjected to stress and tension. many things in life benefit from stress. disorder. volatility. and turmoil. What Taleb has identified and calls antifragile are things that not only gain from chaos but need it in order to survive and flourish. In The Black Swan. Taleb showed us that highly improbable and unpredictable events underlie almost everything about our world. Here Taleb stands uncer-tainty on its head. making it desirable. even necessary. The antifragile is beyond the resilient or robust. The resil- ient resists shocks and stays the same;. the antifragile gets better and better Whats more. the antifragi...
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