We have in Europe things that look like free-re-fills. In some French
restaurants (but it's probably true in other european countries) you
have "buffets" : you choose what you eat on a table and you eat as much
as you wish. It's a good deal for the restaurant owner : more food eaten
(but not much more) and less work in the kitchen and in the diner room :
to choose the food you have to walk to the buffet and do the job of the

Bryan Caplan a *crit :

> Related question: Why no free re-fills in Europe?
> --
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>   "Is there anything more distinctly understood by all men, than
>    what it is to see, to hear, to remember, to judge?  Yet it is
>    the most difficult thing in the world to define these
>    operations according to the rules of logical definition.  But
>    it is not more difficult than it is useless.  Sometimes
>    philosophers attempt to define them; but, if we examine their
>    definitions, we shall find that they amount to no more than
>    giving one synonymous word for another, and commonly a worse
>    for a better."
>       --Thomas Reid, *Essays on the Active Powers of Man*

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