Voluntary Games vs Fiat - Deepstash

Voluntary Games vs Fiat

If 2 groups are playing a game: one group playing the game voluntarily and another one forced to do so .... The voluntary group will always outperform the other. 

Fiat, ruling through power, is demonstrably a sub-optimal strategy compared to freedom. This idea has implications in:

  • economy: a regulated economy will be outperformed by a free economy
  • management: unrestrained teams are doing better than micro-managed ones 
  • etc ....

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vladimir

Life-long learner. Passionate about leadership, entrepreneurship, philosophy, Buddhism & SF. Founder @deepstash.

Alan Watts used to say life is a dance, not a journey. The eastern tradition has identified play as a the natural state for peace. Interesting how a psychological analysis can come up with similar findings.

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