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Antifragile Education: How to Learn for Life in a Changing World

“Some things benefit from shocks; they thrive and grow when exposed to volatility, randomness, disorder, and stressors and love adventure, risk, and uncertainty.” -Nassim Nicolas Taleb, Antifragile

In Antifragile, statistician and scholar Nassim Nicolas Taleb argues that there are three types of responses people and things can have to stress, disorder, and change over time:

Make variability routine.

Embrace positive stress.

Create first. Read textbooks later.

Get some skin in the game.

Future-proofing education

Ultimately, building an antifragile life is about basing our our knowledge and ability on the process of learning.



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James L. Walpole

I enjoy philosophy, music, tech, living freely, & discovering frontiers. College opt-out, @DiscoverPraxis alumnus. Marketing bitcoin payment tech with @BitPay.