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Book Review: The Black Swan

The Black Swan

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Black Swan events are events hat comes as a surprise, has a major effect, and is often inappropriately rationalized after the fact with the benefit of hindsight.  Most preppers are preparing for such events.

The Black Swan describes black swan theory and how to thrive during such occurrences.The Author shows in a playful way that Black Swan events explain almost everything about our world, and yet we—especially the experts—are blind to them.

In this second edition, Taleb has added a new essay, On Robustness and Fragility, which offers tools to navigate and exploit a Black Swan world.

The idea of anti-fragility – being robust in the face of danger is something that we preparedness minded folks should understand and internalize.

I reccomend this book just for the added essay, but the entire book is definitely worth reading if you are a thinker type.

If you are a doer, and don’t care how things work then that’s okay too, It is easy to get bog down in the academic.  I know that as I sit in my classes I am waiting for the nuggets of practical use.

I know that these things are important, but how can I use the information to make my life better…..

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