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On Resilience

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The concept of resilience accepts that change is inevitable and focuses on being able to withstand the unexpected.

Nassim Taleb believes that the best preparation for “black swan” (unexpected, unpredictable and catastrophic) events is not “resilient” systems (i.e. with ability to bounce back from these events) but “anti-fragile” systems (i.e. that actually benefit from such events).