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Two worthwhile articles on anti-fragility

29 Nov

One recent; one from two years ago.

(See also here and here.)

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9 Comments

Posted by on November 29, 2015 in Linklove, Masculinity, survival, The Kulturkampf

 

9 responses to “Two worthwhile articles on anti-fragility

  1. infowarrior1

    December 1, 2015 at 5:57 am

    Nassim Taleb is one of my favorite statisticians.

     
  2. Will S.

    December 1, 2015 at 10:19 am

    Ah. I haven’t read any of his work directly, but I intend to; he sounds interesting, and thought-provoking.

     
  3. infowarrior1

    December 2, 2015 at 4:44 am

    @Will S.

    The thing is given our sinful flesh. God designed it to endure and thrive under a certain quantity of hardship.

    If we are to be in the garden of Eden again without a glorified sinless body. I think we may end up degenerating and becoming like Bonobos.

     
  4. Will S.

    December 2, 2015 at 11:20 am

    But God is perfect, and will not let anything happen contrary to His plan; and we know His plan is to transform our flesh, so that we will be in renewed, resurrection bodies, without spot or blemish, and without any taint of sin whatsoever.

    We know this from Scripture.

    If you don’t, you need to read your New Testament more thoroughly.

     
  5. infowarrior1

    December 2, 2015 at 11:50 pm

    @Will S.

    Of course I am engaging in a hypothetical. But before the immatezing of the eschaton. Putting our current corruptible bodies into the garden of Eden will result in degeneration.

    Look at how abundance and luxury ensures decadence as a result of the creation of eden-like scenarios for the upper class.

     
  6. weak stream

    December 3, 2015 at 12:39 pm

    Nassim Taleb has discovered a future growth industry…common sense. Before big govt bailout culture existed, most successful businesses were antifragile. Whoodathunk?

     
  7. Will S.

    December 3, 2015 at 12:43 pm

    @ infowarrior1: I see.

    @ weak stream: Indeed! 🙂

     

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