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Donald Trump Is the World's First Antifragile Politician

Gregoris Kalai | Posted 09.30.2015 | Entertainment
Gregoris Kalai

The thing that we often forget about words is that they have great power-- for better or worse. There is much to learn from Trump's foray into politics and much to be wary of. The perfect antidote to the Trump phenomenon is someone who does not dismiss his showmanship, but counters it with well-crafted rhetoric that is both appealing and based on truth.

Comfort With Discomfort

Dylan Ratigan | Posted 06.26.2013 | Impact
Dylan Ratigan

On my trip across the country last summer -- having fled the news desk for a life of promoting kale, veterans, and kale-growing veterans -- I carried what I fervently believe to be a very important book, Nassim Nicholas Taleb's Antifragile.

Silence of the Poets: Writers and Antidepressants

Andrew Shaffer | Posted 05.28.2013 | Books
Andrew Shaffer

It's an exercise in futility to try to hypothesize what effect antidepressants would have had on long-gone writers like Poe and Baudelaire. Whether you function or not is a more pertinent question than whether or not antidepressants or substance abuse "silences the soul."

Mark Gongloff

Jamie Dimon: My Bank Thrives On Your Pain | Mark Gongloff | Posted 02.27.2013 | Business

Like most soft-spined Americans, you probably have painful memories of the financial crisis and consequent recession. Perhaps you even think of those ...