About Growth in Society

February 2, 2013

No one at present dares to state that obvious: growth in society may not come from raising the average the Asian way, but from increasing the number of people in the “tails,” that small, very small number of risk takers crazy enough to have ideas of their own, those endowed with that very rare ability called imagination, that rarer quality called courage, and who make things happen.


From Antifragile: Things That Gain from Disorder