Simple Definition of SHAKEDOWN  

  • A thorough search of something
  • A thorough test in order to make sure there are no problems or defects

There’s a reason why #SHAKEDOWN narratives need to exist.  Counterfeit narratives exist in the public domain.  The only way to answer counterfeit narratives is to counter them, which is what the #SHAKEDOWN narratives seek to do.  

Beyond knowledge and insight, when we search for the personal lessons, and we’re honest about our own failures – when we live authentically – that’s when real growth begins to happen.  


Related glossary of terms:

Mythos – a set of beliefs or assumptions about something

Schema – a representation of a plan or theory in the form of an outline or model

Spiel – a long or fast speech or story, typically one intended as a means of persuasion or as an excuse but regarded with skepticism or contempt by those who hear it

Chutzpah – personal confidence or courage that allows someone to do or say things that may seem shocking to others

Raison ‘d etre – the most important reason or purpose for someone or something’s existence.

Causa sui – denotes something which is generated within itself

Weltanschauung – a particular philosophy or view of life; the worldview of an individual or group.

Schadenfreude – pleasure derive by someone from another person’s misfortune

Gestalt – something that is made of many parts and yet is somehow more than or diferent from the combination of its parts

Logos – a statement, sentence or argument used to convince or persuade the targeted audience by employing reason or logic

The Ether – the air, the sky. a hypothetical substance supposed to occupy all space, postulated to account for the propagation of electromagnetic radiation through space.