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Tragedy of the Commons and the Tragedy of Civilization

“Ruin is the destination toward which all men rush, each pursuing his own best interest in a society that believes in the freedom of the commons. Freedom in a commons brings ruin to all.” — Garrett Hardin   Way back in 1968, an ecologist, Garret Hardin, wrote a now-famous essay for the journal Science called … Continue reading

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