Our immune system as well as other important systems like economies and politics are antifragile. They require stressors and challenges in order to learn, adapt, and grow. Systems that are antifragile become rigid, weak, and inefficient when nothing challenges them or pushes them to respond vigorously. Muscles, bones, and children are antifragile.
Jordan B. Peterson has captured the attention of many people like me who are yearning for some heterodoxy. Upon hearing or reading his dissidence, you’ll think it is what used to be called common sense. JBP reads a lot, thinks even more, and has written a best seller that cannot be reviewed as one book… Continue reading Treat Yourself Like Someone You Are Responsible For Helping (or Rule 2)
Midnight’s Children by Salmon Rushdie deserves some debriefing. After reading this you feel like you went on a mission or at least a serious undertaking that requires some after thoughts. Midnight’s Children is weird and confusing and complicated and enjoyable. It is unforgettable. Though it is narrated as a memoir that starts with the lives of his… Continue reading Midnight’s Children