Students, Bankers, and Umbrellas

The life of a student is fragile. We’re thrown into a world where judgement is rewarded, despite being in a limbo for 4 years. A period where we can’t exercise our decision-making other than studying for exams and meeting deadlines. Students must become antifragile if they wish to progress in the modern world.

The probabilist Nassim Taleb defines the term this way:

“Some things benefit from shocks; they thrive and grow when exposed to volatility, randomness, disorder, and stressors and love adventure, risk, and uncertainty. Yet, in spite of the…