Category Archives: Personal Reflections

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Antifragile I: Being Harder to Kill

“What doesn’t kill you can only make you stronger.” – Nietzsche. I wonder if Nietzsche would have the same perspective today? Maybe he would have said something like “what doesn’t kill the already strong, can make the strong stronger, but what doesn’t kill the weak will make the weak weaker.” Author Nassim Taleb draws on this and more … Continue reading Antifragile I: Being Harder to Kill

What Living With An Amazonian Tribe Taught Me About Nutrition

It was December of 2011 and I was hot, thirsty, and probably needed a shower. I was also sailing across the Amazon River from the Rio Negro in Northern Brazil where I would spend the next 3 days living and learning the ways of an Amazonian tribe. Excited? Yes, but also pretty frightened about what could … Continue reading What Living With An Amazonian Tribe Taught Me About Nutrition