Very occasionally a thinker comes along with an insight that forces you to re-evaluate how you look at the world and try to make sense of it. Some years ago, it was Dr. Kahneman who challenged (my) status quo. More recently, it has been Nassim Nicholas Taleb. His book, Antifragile, is a provocative, if dense read; but well worth the effort. A recent article summarizes the key points. Read a Review of Antifragility (Click on the title to read a pdf).