On 7/12/2012 7:42 PM, meekerdb wrote:
On 7/12/2012 4:04 PM, Alberto G. Corona wrote:
We each one are free riders because we are selfish collaborators. A
twist on selfish collaboration is the self deception: our memory is
unconsciously distorted to support our case. we thinkl that we
deserve more than the fair share etc.
"Free rider" doesn't mean just a selfish collaborator. A free rider
is one who benefits from the enforcement of social norms, but doesn't
contribute to their enforcement.
To use a currently in vogue cliché; "they got no skin in the game".
There is net no cost for defections.
"Nature, to be commanded, must be obeyed."
~ Francis Bacon
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