December 05, 2005

The True Tragedy

The tragedy of the commons is not that individuals are unable to contract consensual arrangements to protect their mutual long term interests. The tragedy of the commons is that there is one caring individual who notices that there is Illinois Bunchgrass growing on the commons which we need to preserve for future generations and is able use this as a reason to prevent all grazing.

Posted by triticale at December 5, 2005 10:31 AM | TrackBack
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