Antifragility is hardly a new concept, although possibly a neologism. Reread the Bible. There’s something about iron sharpening iron.
This is the guy that coined the term, “black swan”. I think he also made a fortune or two (and lost at least one) on a peculiar investing strategy.
i’m not necessarily a big gold fan but, gold has to be the ultimate antifragile investment: the more chaotic and dangerous things become, the more it is worth.
can’t say that about too many other investments...
Iatrogenics = Taleb’s term for naive interventionists who recklessly meddle in complex systems.
A perfect description of the designers of Obamacare.