11.9.07 Hardin Living on a lifeboat

11.9.07 Hardin - Garrett Hardin Living on a Life Boat A game(with real prizes A trip down metaphor lane All roads lead to the tragedy of the

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Garrett Hardin “Living on a Life Boat” A game (with real prizes)! A trip down metaphor lane All roads lead to the tragedy of the commons - World Food Banks - Population explosions - Ratchet effect - Eco-destruction - Immigration
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From Last Time Finished Singer's argument for famine relief Objections/replies
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The Commons I need 7-10 volunteers (at least 5 players). This game will last 10 rounds. You have (an imaginary) $10 in your account. Each round you can do two things with your $10 - (1) Give up to $10 to the “community” account - (2) Keep the $10. For each $ you keep, you get that dollar amount at the end. For each $ contributed to the group account, you get $0.30.
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Adam's Magical Prediction last round, the mean offer to the community account will be If the contributions go down, the contributions to the community account in the later rounds will be lower than the contributions in the earlier rounds. If the contributions go down, the contributions will go down once
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This note was uploaded on 02/27/2011 for the course PHI 2630 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '08 term at FSU.

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11.9.07 Hardin - Garrett Hardin Living on a Life Boat A game(with real prizes A trip down metaphor lane All roads lead to the tragedy of the

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