Antifragile Qutoe 49 – Tantalus

This class of persons is like Tantalus, who was subjected to an eternal punishment: he stood in a pool of water underneath a fruit tree and whenever he tried to grab the fruit it moved away and whenever he tried to drink, the water receded. And such a permanently tantalized class is a modern condition.

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